By Christian B. Miller
According to 1 place, each individual has all the ethical virtues, similar to modesty and compassion, even if to various levels. but based on one other place, not anyone has any personality features in any respect because they're easily illusions and don't exist. consequently no longer one individual is sincere or compassionate or brave. And among those extremes, there are many intermediate views.
Christian B. Miller argues that now not this type of major positions properly displays what such a lot folks are like this day. He explores the results of the combined Trait framework-a conception of ethical personality built in his past booklet, ethical personality: An Empirical concept. combined qualities have either morally features (hence they don't seem to be vices) in addition to morally disadvantages (hence they aren't virtues). Miller engages with the opposite prime positions at the empirical nature
of personality: situationism, the CAPS version, the large 5 version, and the neighborhood trait version. He is going directly to practice the combined Trait framework to numerous vital themes in ethics, particularly the improvement of an mistakes thought approximately judgments of personality and the problem confronted through advantage ethics from the widespread
lack of virtue.
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