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Practical Virtues

Readings, Sermons, Prayers, and Hymns for the African American Family

by Floyd H. Flake

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Amistad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Religion,
  • American - African American,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Religion / Spirituality

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9229533M
    ISBN 100060090618
    ISBN 109780060090616
    OCLC/WorldCa57074207


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Reverends Floyd H. Flake and M. Elaine McCollins Flake have penned a book that is a must for every family library. In PRACTICAL VIRTUES: EVERYDAY VALUES & DEVOTIONS FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILIES, the authors/pastors give guidelines for living virtuously that are wonderfully illustrated with examples from African-American literature.5/5(4).

The book centers on twelve basic virtues: Courage, Diligence, Faith, Forbearance, Forgiveness, Honesty, It addresses the age old question, "How Are We To Live?" by offering practical "living virtues with soul," i.e., those that reflect core values that can be acted upon in daily life and are centered on God and biblical teachings/5.

At the beginning of Book II, Aristotle distinguishes between moral virtues, which we learn through habit and practice, and intellectual virtues, which we learn through instruction.

Books II to V deal with the moral virtues. Book VI turns to intellectual virtues. Previous section Book V Next page Book VI page 2. This book also takes a penetrating look at issues like the unity of the virtues, responsibility for character, and that elusive figure, 'the virtuous person'.

Written in a clear and careful manner, Practical Intelligence and the Virtues will appeal to philosophers and students alike in moral philosophy and moral by: Practical Virtues Readings, Sermons, Prayers, and Hymns for the African American Family.

by Floyd H. Flake, Elaine Flake. On Sale: 11/02/   Not content to simply hint at the virtues of the practical wisdom of the Greeks, in Seligman and psychologist Christopher Peterson re-kindled the year-old discussion on virtue.

They published the psychology manual Character Strengths and Virtues (CSV), which recommends six virtues and 24 corresponding character strengths. This emphasis on the roots of the virtues in the practical intellect contrasts with ambivalence about the practical intellect in much recent work on the virtues.

This book also examines issues like the unity of the virtues, responsibility for character, and “the virtuous person”. Prudence, or practical wisdom, guides us in the correct manner of action. This intellectual virtue, which is closely tied to the rational deliberation and choice necessary to the moral virtues, is the central focus of Aristotle’s discussion of the intellectual virtues in the Ethics.

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Spanning Practical Virtues book and 34 chapters, the guide presents both the philosophical principles and practical strategies at the core of an intellectual virtues approach to education. Action. This is the stuff of practical wisdom.

It’s nitty gritty. In a way, you can say that if sophia represents book smarts, phronesis represents street smarts. You have the information, but can you apply it correctly.

Practical Wisdom: The Master Virtue. For all the virtues will be present when the one virtue, practical wisdom, is present. Conferences to Children on Practical Virtue By Abbé P.

Verdrie Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur: As a Catholic mother of ten children, I cannot highly recommend this booklet enough. Having utilised this book for the education of a number of my children, as part of the ongoing attempts to h. Practical wisdom, too, is linked to virtue of character, and this to practical wisdom, since the principles of practical wisdom are in accordance with the moral virtues and rightness in morals is in accordance with practical wisdom.

virtues and judgements of practical wisdom from those (epistemic, technical and other) virtues or excellences that are more obviously definitive of the goals and purposes of diverse professional practices; and, by way of conclusion, to say. Practical Intelligence and the Virtues Daniel C.

Russell. The only book-length treatment of practical intelligence currently available in modern philosophical literature. The most thorough discussion of situationism and social psychology offered by a virtue theorist to date.

Sure to be controversial, arguing that recent ambivalence towards. Seven virtues and the seven capital sins. A list of seven virtues that oppose the seven deadly sins appeared later in an epic poem titled Psychomachia, or Battle/Contest of the n by Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, a Christian governor who died around AD, it entails the battle between good virtues and evil enormous popularity of this work in the Middle Ages helped to.

Download Citation | Practical Intelligence and the Virtues | One of the most important developments in modern moral philosophy is the resurgence of interest in the virtues. This book explores two. Practical wisdom is an acquired trait that enables its possessor to identify the thing to do in any given situation.

Unlike theoretical wisdom, practical reason results in action or decision. As John McDowell puts it, practical wisdom involves a "perceptual sensitivity" to what a situation requires. In her book Technology and the Virtues. TY - BOOK.

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Flake, Author, M. Elaine McCollins Flake, Joint Author Amistad Press $ (p) ISBN   This book also takes a penetrating look at issues like the unity of the virtues, responsibility for character, and that elusive figure, 'the virtuous person'.

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Practical definition is - of, relating to, or manifested in practice or action: not theoretical or ideal. How to use practical in a sentence. About Practical Wisdom. A reasoned and urgent call to embrace and protect the essential human quality that has been drummed out of our lives: wisdom.

In their provocative new book, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe explore the insights essential to leading satisfying lives. This is a new translation of Nicomachean Ethics VI, accompanied by a concise facing-page analysis, a thorough commentary, and a philosophically rigorous introduction from which seasoned Aristotle scholars, moral philosophers, and students alike stand to benefit.C.D.C.

Reeve's book is not just (nor even primarily) a translation: the commentary is the longest section of the book, and the.

Wisdom, long a topic of interest to moral philosophers, is increasingly the focus of social science research. Philosophers have historically been concerned to develop a rationally defensible account of the nature of wisdom and its role in the moral life, often inspired in various ways by virtue theoretical accounts of practical wisdom (phronesis).

Nonetheless, to explicate specific virtues and vices is not ipso facto to proffer a distinctively virtue ethical approach to applied ethics. Thus, the question of what counts as virtue ethics is important in the practical application of virtue ethics as a distinctive type of moral theory (see Virtue Ethics).Cited by: 2.

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Practical intelligence and the virtues. [Daniel C Russell] -- Daniel Russell develops the idea that a necessary part of virtue is practical intelligence, the skill of determining what the right (e.g.

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Practical wisdom (phronesis) is an intellectual virtue, a virtue of practical reasoning. Aristotle draws a distinction between theoretical reason and practical reason (§1). Roughly, theoretical reason investigates what we can't change and aims at the truth. Practical reason investigates what we can change and aims at making good choices.

For example, in book four of his Ethics, under the charming title of conversational virtues and vices – wit, buffoonery and boorishness – Aristotle looks at ways that people are better or worse at talking to one another.

Knowing how to have a good conversation is one. He then distilled his ideas in his book Nichomachean Ethics. To champion human happiness, to flourish, Aristotle believed that wisdom was not for theoretical debate but for practical application.

Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe, authors of Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing, distilled Aristotle’s ideas on virtues and. LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Mere Christianity, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work.

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Notes on Nicomachean Ethics Book II Chapter 1. Aristotle now discusses what virtue or excellence must be. In Book One, Ch. 13, he had said that people distinguish 2 kinds of virtue or excellence: "intellectual" virtues such as theoretical wisdom (wisdom involving knowledge of theories, among other things, as described in the Metaphysics), understanding, and practical wisdom (discussed below.

Virtue ethics - Roshni 1. Temperance = Moderation 2. Justice = Acting justly/rightly 3. Courage = Ability to be brave 4.

Prudence = Acting carefully Aristotle believed that if you cultivate these virtues and put them into practice you would be closer to achieving eudaimonia.

In practical matters -- matters concerned with action, with choice and deliberation, with right and wrong, good and bad -- matters about which the practical intellect is concerned, the virtue of which is practical wisdom, things are a bit more complex.

In the eighth section of the sixth book of The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle takes a closer look at practical wisdom, and its relation to the political arts, to universal and particular knowledge, and to intuition.

Practical wisdom, or prudence (), is one of the five faculties by which people can grasp the tle covered it in section three of this book, where he said that it is a. Roughly speaking, proper virtue is natural virtue plus practical wisdom. Aristotle’s Reciprocity of Virtue thesis says that while people may possess only some natural virtues, a person with any proper virtue possesses every proper interpreters take practical wisdom to be the knowledge of which acts are virtuous.

To act well, people must balance different values against each other. Written by a professor of communication studies, this book covers seven core virtues-- discernment, innocence, authenticity, modesty, reverence, contentment and generosity--which are being lost in our noisy world.

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