Recently, philosophers have charged that Aristotelian-based virtue theories are empirically inadequate because the conception of character in which they are grounded is largely unfounded by findings in psychology. These philosophers argue in favor of situationism, the theory from social psychology that situational rather than dispositional differences among individuals are in large part responsible for human behavior.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Philosophy