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    Anthropos and Ethics: Categories of Inquiry and Procedures of Comparison.Thomas A. Lewis, Jonathan Wyn Schofer, Aaron Stalnaker & Mark A. Berkson - 2005 - Journal of Religious Ethics 33 (2):177 - 185.
    Building on influential work in virtue ethics, this collection of essays examines the categories of self, person, and anthropology as foci for comparative analysis. The papers unite reflections on theory and method with descriptive work that addresses thinkers from the modern West, Christian and Jewish Late Antiquity, early China, and other settings. The introduction sets out central methodological issues that are subsequently taken up in each essay, including the origin of the categories through which comparison proceeds, the status of these (...)
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    Confronting vulnerability: the body and the divine in rabbinic ethics.Jonathan Wyn Schofer - 2010 - London: University of Chicago Press.
    Aging and death -- Elimination -- Early death -- Drought -- Life cycles.
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    Embodiment and virtue in a comparative perspective. [REVIEW]Jonathan Wyn Schofer - 2007 - Journal of Religious Ethics 35 (4):715-728.
    The turn to descriptive studies of ethics is inspired by the sense that our ethical theorizing needs to engage ethnography, history, and literature in order to address the full complexity of ethical life. This article examines four books that describe the cultivation of virtue in diverse cultural contexts, two concerning early China and two concerning Islam in recent years. All four emphasize the significance of embodiment, and they attend to the complex ways in which choice and agency interact with the (...)
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    Virtues and vices of relativism.Jonathan Wyn Schofer - 2008 - Journal of Religious Ethics 36 (4):709-715.
    comment ▪ Subject: "Judging Others: History, Ethics, and the Purposes of Comparison" Aaron Stalnaker Journal of Religious Ethics 36.3 (September 2008) ▪ From: Jonathan Wyn Schofer Harvard Divinity School 45 Francis Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138.
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