Rosalind Hursthouse

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Rosalind Hursthouse is a moral philosopher noted for her work on virtue ethics. Hursthouse is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand. Formerly, she has taught at the Open University in the United Kingdom, at the University of California at Los Angeles in the United States, and elsewhere. She received the M.A. degree from Auckland and the D.Phil. from Oxford University. Hursthouse's book, On Virtue Ethics provides one of the most sophisticated and influential treatments of virtue ethics in the modern philosophical literature. In addition to her theoretical work in virtue ethics, Hursthouse has written about the ethical treatment of animals in her book Ethics, Humans and Other Animals.

Bibliography

  • 'Virtue Ethics vs Rule-Consequentialism: A Reply to Brad Hooker', Utilitas Vol 14, March 2002 pp 41-53.
  • Ethics, Humans and Other Animals, Routledge, 2000 (written as a part of an Open University course).
  • On Virtue Ethics, Oxford University Press, 1999. For the author's account of how this book came to be written, go to OUP site (http://www.oup.co.uk/academic/humanities/philosophy/viewpoint/hursthouse/)
  • 'Virtue and Human Nature' in Hume Studies double issue, Nov.1999/Feb.2000.
  • 'Intention' in Logic, Cause and Action, ed. Roger Teichmann, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • 'Virtue Ethics and the Emotions' in Virtue Ethics, ed. Daniel Statman, Edinburgh University Press, 1997.
  • 'Hume's Moral and Political Philosophy' in History of Philosophy, Vol. 5, British Philosophy and the Enlightenment, ed. Stuart Brown, Routledge, 1996.
  • 'The Virtuous Agent's Reasons: a reply to Bernard Williams' in the Proceedings of the Keeling Colloquium on Aristotle on Moral Realism, ed. Robert Heinaman, UCL Press, 1995.
  • 'Normative Virtue Ethics' in How Should One Live? ed. Roger Crisp, OUP, 1995.
  • 'Applying Virtue Ethics' in Virtues and Reasons, Festschrift for Philippa Foot, eds. Rosalind Hursthouse, Gavin Lawrence, Warren Quinn, OUP, 1995.
  • 'Arational Actions' in The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. LXXXVIII 1991.
  • 'Virtue Theory and Abortion' in Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 20, 1990-91.
  • 'After Hume's Justice' in Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. XCL, 1990/91.

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