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Saturday, October 4, 2014

An Examination of the Ethics of Submissiveness

Saba Fatima at the Journal of Islamic Philosophy
"This paper examines the trait of submissiveness within the framework of virtue ethics. Submissiveness is generally regarded as a vice, particularly when evaluated in reference to patriarchal systems. This paper argues that there is something valuable about the trait of submissiveness—when it functions as a virtue—that is lacking in secular contexts, and this lack detracts from the possibilities of a good life."

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