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By Jan Baars

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ISBN-13: 9781447300908

Ageing, that means and Social Structure advances the severe discourse on gerontology, supplying new understandings of key social and moral dilemmas dealing with getting older societies. Connecting methods which were rather remoted from each other, it integrates significant streams of inspiration inside serious gerontology: analyses of structural matters within the context of political financial system and humanist views on problems with existential which means, offering fundamental analyzing for students, scholars, coverage makers, and practitioners in gerontology and humanism studies.

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38 My own life MacIntyre rejected the metaphysical biology of Aristotle, and tried to integrate the virtues into social practices such as the sciences, the arts, family life and sports. The virtues then served the practice, the participants and the tradition from which this practice sprang. In contrast to MacIntyre, most modern virtue ethicists are not anti-modernist (Slote, 1992; Ruddick, 1989; Sennett, 1998). The ethics of virtue is a modern form of moral education, directed at the formation of character with virtues such as discipline, integrity, openness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and care.

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