Hobbit virtues : rediscovering virtue ethics through J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings /

A response to our fractured political discourse, Hobbit Virtues speaks to the importance of "virtue ethics" by examining the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, with particular attention to his hobbits. Tolkien's works resonate with so many readers in part because Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Snyder, Christopher A. (Christopher Allen), 1966- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Pegasus Books, [2020]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Tending your garden
  • Humility
  • Courage
  • Fellowship
  • Good cheer : food, drink, and laughter
  • Telling stories and singing songs
  • Service, selflessness, and self-sacrifice
  • Mercy
  • Virtue and vice in Middle-Earth
  • Being small in a big world
  • Aristotle's moral virtues
  • The catechetical virtues
  • Virtues of the east and west, ancient and medieval
  • C.S. Lewis and the Tao.