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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Joseph Wawrykow That virtue is important in the ethics of Aquinas is generally acknowledged. So too is the fundamentally theological cast of Aquinas’s virtue ethics. In his reflections on the ethical life, Aquinas is especially concerned with the good willing and doing, made possible by virtue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jennifer A. Herdt Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, now spanning several decades, the discourse of virtue in later medieval and early modern thought and the distinctive forms this reflection takes across varying genres and social settings have been insufficiently integrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Astrid Giugni This essay analyzes the treatment of temperance in Milton’s early entertainment, A Masque Presented at Ludlow Castle , within the context of the history of virtue ethics. It argues that Milton combines Aristotle’s version of temperance with Plato’s epistemology. In the masque...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 407–413.
Published: 01 September 2022
... into the picture and to see what avenues might be opened as a result. Articles explore what happens to ancient and medieval habits, practices, and conceptualizations of virtue and the virtue tradition resulting from the complex reorganizations of ritual, sacramental, ecclesiological, theological, and ethical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Holly A. Crocker This article argues that Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida continues an important late medieval poetic tradition that highlights the troubling consequences of virtue’s performativity for idealized women. If Chaucer is pessimistic about the potential for Criseyde’s ethical agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... alternative still valuable for anyone interested in rooting ethics in the rich loam of relational dynamics. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 a Relational Virtue: Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for its claims of human self-­sufficiency and its failure to acknowledge our dependence on God for any virtuous action.3 But matters are more complicated than that. Among Milton’s varied comments on the virtues, we find conflicting posi- tions on Christian ethics and on Aristotelean ethics. Despite...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and community. Mercie’s labors are performed in continuity with a late medieval tradition linking work and virtue. Her example prompts reconsideration both of Bunyan’s own dissenting allegories and of the uses of literary forms and ethical traditions across conventional period boundaries and confessional...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
...: individually, the virtues; communally, the common good. 53 When we depart from reason, we act against our nature and so against our natural ends, leading us to ethical and political disorder. 54 The medieval political theorists Love is apparently citing here often apply this ethical principle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., none of which can win out over the others on neutral grounds. Virtue and “the good” “Subjectivizing Morality,” the chapter devoted specifically to ethics, leans very heavily on the influential narrative offered by Alasdair MacIntyre in After Virtue.4 Essentially, Gregory argues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., and Aquinas brokered rapprochements between Aristotelian virtue ethics and Abrahamic monotheism. 7 Espousing a heightened Augustinianism, Luther would jettison this settlement by reasserting the debilitating condition of original sin against the self-perfecting yearnings of the virtues. Critical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 421–423.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Volume 42 / Number 1 / Winter 2012 Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, the discourse of virtue in early modernity has been insufficiently integrated into narratives of the his- tory of virtue ethics. In part, this is due to the fact that reflection on virtue in the early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, the discourse of virtue in early modernity has been insufficiently integrated into narratives of the his- tory of virtue ethics. In part, this is due to the fact that reflections on virtue in the early modern period takes new directions shaped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 January 2010
... they traveled to the Mediterranean. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: July 1, 2010 Virtue, Identity, and Agency: From Medieval to Early Modern Edited by Jennifer A. Herdt Volume 42 / Number 1 / Winter 2012 Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, the discourse of virtue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ironically, tolera- tion (232, 220). At the core of this revolution is the alleged abandonment of Aristotelian virtue ethics together with the promotion of the Protestant doctrines of justification by faith alone and Calvinist teaching on double predestination. According to Gregory, Protestants split...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 685–687.
Published: 01 September 2020
... centuries the virtues were modes of living. What happens to the habits, practices, and conceptualizations of virtue and the virtue tradition as a result of the Reformations? The Reformations involved complex reor- ganizations of ritual, sacramental, ecclesiological, theological, and ethical practices...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 383–386.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., theological, and ethical practices. Because we take “virtues” to designate modes of living with determinate teleologies, we welcome essays with a broad understanding of the concept. Inquiries such as the following would be congruent with the aims of this special issue of JMEMS : relations between versions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 January 2021
... with their ethical implications; the abolition of penance as a sacrament; the abolition of late medieval understandings of the Eucharist, that con- summation of the sacraments and virtues; the consequences of denigrations or adaptations of Thomistic ethics and its understanding of habitus and the virtues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and is reflected in modern research literature as well.4 In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle famously writes that shame should not 200 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.2 / 2020 be described as a virtue, for it is more like a feeling than a disposition. It is a kind of fear of dishonor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and their virtue for the good of the community. Hence they act for the sake of the community and not for the sake of their own virtue or their own happiness: The Philosopher maintains in Ethics III that the person with the bravery of a citizen ought to expose himself to death for the good...