Faculty of Arts - Philosophy


Dr Christine Swanton

BPhil, DPhil (Oxford), MA (Auckland)

Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Christine Swanton

Philosophy

Email: c.swanton@auckland.ac.nz

Research interests

Ethics, especially virtue ethics.

 

Current research
Recent publications

"Nietzsche and the Virtues of Mature Egoism", in Nietzsche's 'On the Genealogy of Morality': A Critical Guide, Simon May (ed.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 248-308, 2011.

"Kant's Impartial Virtues of Love", in Perfecting Virtue, L. Jost and J. Wuerth (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 241-259, 2011.

 "Nietzsche and Rand as Virtuous Egoists", in Metaethics, Egoism, and Virtue: Studies in Ayn Rand's Normative Theory, A. Gotthelf and J. G. Lennox (eds.), Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 87-100, 2011.

 "Virtuous Egoism and Virtuous Altruism", in Metaethics, Egoism, and Virtue: Studies in Ayn Rand's Normative Theory, A. Gotthelf and J. G. Lennox (eds.), Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 131-142, 2011.

"Virtue Ethics", in The Continuum Companion to Ethics, C. Miller (ed.), New York: Continuum, 190-214, 2011.

"A Challenge to Intellectual Virtue from Moral Virtue: The Case of Universal Love", Metaphilosophy, 41, 152-171, 2010. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9973.2009.01628.x

"Heideggerian Environmental Virtue Ethics", Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 23, 145-166, 2010. doi:10.1007/s10806-009-9186-1

"Can Virtue Ethics Provide a Legal Ethics?" in Professional Ethics and Personal Integrity, T. Dare and W. B. Wendel (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 201-216, 2010.

"What Kind of Virtue Theorist is Hume?" in Hume on Motivation and Virtue, C. Pigden (ed.), Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave MacMillan, 35-50, 2009.

"Virtue Ethics and the Problem of Demandingness", in The  Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical Essays, T. Chappel (ed.), Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave MacMillan, 25-40, 2009.

"Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Business Ethics", in Working Virtue: Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems, R. L. Walker and P. J. Ivanhoe (eds.), Oxford: Clarendon Press, 207-225, 2007.

"Can Hume be Read as a Virtue Ethicist?" Hume Studies, 33, 1, April 2007, 91-113.

“Can Nietzsche be Both an Existentialist and a Virtue Ethicist?”, in Values and Virtue, T. Chappell (ed.), Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2006.

“Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Business Ethics”, in Working Virtue:  Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 207-25, 2006.

“Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Right Action”, in Conceptions of Virtue, East and West, Kim-Chong Chong and Yuli Liu (eds.), London: Marchall Cavendist Academic, 13-26, 2006.
 

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