Character Traits and Desires

  title={Character Traits and Desires},
  author={Stephen Douglas Hudson},
What is the relationship between traits of character and desires? Many philosophers have maintained that there is a general relationship between character traits and desires, and it is worth inquiring exactly what this might be. Such a relationship merits serious inquiry because a proper understanding of it will shed light on a most important topic in moral philosophy: the structure of a person's character. It is not surprising, on reflection, that many philosophers (e.g., Plato, Aristotle… CONTINUE READING

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