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    Minding your own business? Understanding indifference as a virtue

    Lillehammer, Hallvard (2014) Minding your own business? Understanding indifference as a virtue. Philosophical Perspectives 28 (1), pp. 111-126. ISSN 1520-8583.

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    Abstract

    Indifference is sometimes described as a virtue. Yet who is indifferent; to what; and in what way is poorly understood, and frequently subject to controversy and confusion. This paper proposes a framework for the interpretation and analysis of ethically acceptable forms of indifference in terms of how different states of indifference can be either more or less dynamic, or more or less sensitive to the nature and state of their object.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is the accepted version of the article which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpe.12037
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Hallvard Lillehammer
    Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2015 09:11
    Last Modified: 31 Dec 2016 02:05
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10644

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