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Temperance and the second-person perspective

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The virtue of temperance with respect to food and drink is often assumed to be relatively straightforward, a matter of steering a mean between excess and deficiency. Given also that humans share the need to eat and drink with non-human animals, this topic might therefore seem promising to explore for possible connections between evolutionary research on morality and theological ethics. In this paper, however, I argue that many aspects of temperance go far beyond the Aristotelian account and c...

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Peer reviewed

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10.24204/ejpr.v12i3.3408

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Author
Publisher:
European Journal for Philosophy of Religion Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal for Philosophy of Religion Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
101-115
Publication date:
2020-09-24
Acceptance date:
2020-02-13
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ISSN:
1689-8311
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1087403
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pubs:1087403
Deposit date:
2020-02-13

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