Modern Morality and Ancient Ethics

in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods, Cardiff University, 21st July 2015

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.

It is commonly supposed that there is a vital difference between ancient ethics and modern morality

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.

Medieval Pilgrimage | Pilgrimage during the Middle Ages

Virtually all restrictions that now apply to sexual behavior in Western societies stem form moral convictions enshrined in medieval canonical jurisprudence."

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun