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Publication detailsScarre, Geoffrey (2013). The continence of virtue. Philosophical Investigations 36(1): 1-19.
- Publication type: Journal Article
- ISSN/ISBN: 0190-0536, 1467-9205
- DOI: 10.1111/phin.12003
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Many recent writers in the virtue ethics tradition have followed Aristotle in arguing for a distinction between virtue and continence, where the latter is conceived as an inferior moral condition. In this paper I contend that rather than seeking to identify a sharp categorical difference between virtue and continence, we should see the contrast as rather one of degree, where virtue is a continence that has matured with practice and habit, becoming more stable, effective and self-aware.
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