Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 19 (2):445-455 (2016)

Nicolas Bommarito
Simon Fraser University
It’s natural to think of acts of solidarity as being public acts that aim at good outcomes, particularly at social change. I argue that not all acts of solidarity fit this mold - acts of what I call ‘private solidarity’ are not public and do not aim at producing social change. After describing paradigmatic cases of private solidarity, I defend an account of why such acts are themselves morally virtuous and what role they can have in moral development.
Keywords Solidarity  Virtue  Virtuous  Private  Moral development  Simone Weil
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DOI 10.1007/s10677-015-9640-2
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