Virtue theory, or virtue ethics, is the philosophy of vices and virtues, a branch of philosophy that looks at normative ethics in terms of virtue.

That probably sounds more metaphysical than it is, but it isn’t pure metaphysics… it is ethics based on moral principles, it is a type of practical metaphysics.

The Virtues of Political Correctness

Is America Capitalist?

The concept of political correctness can be understood as an excess or deficiency of a few key virtues. Here is a model of “the virtues of political correctness” based on Aristotle’s virtue theory of means.