Vindication of general rules

Vindication of general rules: Showing that action in accordance with such rules is well-suited to achieve some specified end at a reasonable cost, i.e., that the rules have pragmatic utility. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership… Read More

Virtue

Virtue: praiseworthy trait of character or habit of action or inaction. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11. 

Vitalism

Vitalism: doctrine according to which life processes express a non-material energy or force. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.