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The Resource Putting on virtue : the legacy of the splendid vices, Jennifer A. Herdt, (electronic resource)

Putting on virtue : the legacy of the splendid vices, Jennifer A. Herdt, (electronic resource)

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Putting on virtue : the legacy of the splendid vices
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Putting on virtue
Title remainder
the legacy of the splendid vices
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Jennifer A. Herdt
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eng
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Putting on virtue : the legacy of the splendid vices, Jennifer A. Herdt, (electronic resource)
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Putting on virtue : the legacy of the splendid vices, Jennifer A. Herdt, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-431) and index
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multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: Splendid vices and imperfect virtues -- Aristotle and the puzzles of habituation -- Augustine : disordered loves and the problem of pride -- Aquinas : making space for pagan virtue -- Part II: Mimetic virtue -- Erasmus : putting on Christ -- The Jesuit theatrical tradition : acting virtuous -- Part III: The exodus from virtue -- Luther : saved hypocrites -- Bunyan and Puritan life-writing : the virtue of self-examination -- Part IV: The anatomy of virtue -- Jesuits and Jansenists : Gracián and Pascal -- Emancipating worldly virtue : Nicole, La Rochefoucauld, and Mandeville -- Part V: Pagan virtue and modern moral philosophy -- Rousseau and the virtue of authenticity -- Hume and the bourgeois rehabilitation of pride -- Kant and the pursuit of noumenal purity
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24 cm.
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xi, 454 p.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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