Ethical Empowerment : Virtue Beyond the Paradigms

Ethical Empowerment : Virtue Beyond the Paradigms

Arthur D. Schwartz / May 25, 2020

Ethical Empowerment Virtue Beyond the Paradigms Ethics has long been burdened with a certain perplexity Is self interest or altruism the primary ethical imperative Ethical Empowerment Virtue Beyond the Paradigms presents an ethical theory designed

  • Title: Ethical Empowerment : Virtue Beyond the Paradigms
  • Author: Arthur D. Schwartz
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  • Page: 348
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  • Ethics has long been burdened with a certain perplexity Is self interest or altruism the primary ethical imperative Ethical Empowerment Virtue Beyond the Paradigms presents an ethical theory designed to encourage ethical thinking from multiple perspectives that go beyond ideology and dogma By so doing it develops an understanding of ethics and morality that transcendsEthics has long been burdened with a certain perplexity Is self interest or altruism the primary ethical imperative Ethical Empowerment Virtue Beyond the Paradigms presents an ethical theory designed to encourage ethical thinking from multiple perspectives that go beyond ideology and dogma By so doing it develops an understanding of ethics and morality that transcends rigid or inapplicable rules by returning to the principle of universal love The result is an ethical framework for unconventional ideas and research that challenges traditional beliefs that are vested in ideological, financial and political interests that through various mechanisms, seek to maintain the status quo.The philosophical principles developed in this book make it possible to examine difficult moral conundrums and seemingly intractable social, economic and political issues from new perspectives The limitations of classical ethics have never been apparent than in today s dysfunctional world Filled with controversial ideas, this is a book that is designed to engage the reader and spark healthy debate Among the many issues that are discussed and critiqued in light of the ethical theory developed, are the current monetary and economic systems, the meaning of social entitlements, the dubious virtue of political parties, and the potential abuse of scientific paradigms Also discussed are the grounds for belief or disbelief in various claims concerning the suppression of technology and invention, and conspiracy theories From the perspective of an ethics that is in harmony with the basic essence of morality, a long term view of a peaceful and flourishing world is not merely possible but may, with time, become inevitable.

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      • Arthur D. Schwartz

        Arthur D Schwartz is a lifelong student of philosophy and director of Integral Hypnosis, a hypnotherapy and philosophical counseling practice located in Newton, MA USA He is also host of the Philosophic Perspectives radio show on the ArtistFirst Radio Network.Six years of research and seven years of writing produced the book, Ethical Empowerment Virtue Beyond the Paradigms The book develops an ethical theory that is based upon a view that beliefs need to be challenged with opposing perspectives, while also guided by a philosophical conception of love as the universal moral principle that underlies all ethics Many social, economic, political issues and unconventional proposals are explored from this vantage Additional works are forthcoming.


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    1. Ethical Empowerment is an encyclopedic, mind-blowing compendium of almost every form of philosophical thought ever proposed by intellectuals. It gives a multitude of examples throughout history (e.g. how the slave trade was once justified and how even some leading philosophers rationalized its existence) to reveal how humanity generally evolves ethically and morally over time. It is also in some ways a history of the world – a summary of religions and belief systems, of economic models, as wel [...]


    2. I have to admit, my most comprehensive understanding of any kind of philosophy comes from Sophie’s World, and it occurs to me that someone with a deeper understanding of the subject would be better placed to review or debate the concepts that Arthur has put forward in ‘Ethical Empowerment: Virtue Beyond the Paradigms’. My review, therefore, is from the perspective of a layperson. The book examines existing concepts of ethics and ethical standards, how they were arrived at and how they affe [...]


    3. Ethical Empowerment by Arthur D Schwartz explores the world of philosophy and how it could be applied today. It is a book suited and empowering to those who enjoy philosophy or enjoy books suited to those of a higher IQ. The first two sections of the book are devoted to analyses and interpretation of philosophy and its conundrums. Here Schwartz has been very meticulous and has offered a variety of interpretations given by some of the great theorists.For those less acquainted with philosophy, the [...]


    4. Ethical Empowerment by Arthur D Schwartz explores the world of philosophy and how it could be applied today. The first two sections of the book are devoted to analyses and interpretation of philosophy and its conundrums. Here Schwartz has been very meticulous and has offered a variety of interpretations given by some of the great theorists.For those less acquainted with philosophy, the third section is an easier read as Schwartz applies a more relaxed style of writing in discussing the erroneous [...]



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