Chapter 14. Hume's Artificial and Natural Virtues

  1. Saul Traiger
  1. Rachel Cohon

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776377.ch14

The Blackwell Guide to Hume's Treatise

The Blackwell Guide to Hume's Treatise

How to Cite

Cohon, R. (2006) Hume's Artificial and Natural Virtues, in The Blackwell Guide to Hume's Treatise (ed S. Traiger), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776377.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115087

Online ISBN: 9780470776377

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Keywords:

  • virtues;
  • vices;
  • laziness;
  • benevolence;
  • sympathy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Moral Sentiments

  • Sympathy

  • The Distinction between Natural and Artificial Virtues

  • Honesty with Respect to Property

  • Fidelity to Promises

  • The Natural Virtues and Sympathy

  • The Common Point of View

  • Specific Natural Virtues

  • Conclusion: Sympathy and Justification

  • References

  • Further reading