Virtue Ethics | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Perhaps I need to read the paper, but on the basis of this podcast, I don't see much in the way of new ideas. We have moral hazard and other conventional concepts gussied up with statistics and finance jargon.
Medieval and Early Modern Student Association
In contrast to the medieval ideal of the ruler as God's holy deputy and dispenser of justice, Machiavelli stressed that effective rulers often must engage in evil (or at least immoral) activities to ensure the stability of their rule.
Virtually all restrictions that now apply to sexual behavior in Western societies stem form moral convictions enshrined in medieval canonical jurisprudence."