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- adjective of or pertaining to
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A difficulty with an aretaic approach to the reasonable person standard is that this standard seems too demanding.
Legal Theory Blog 2010
In other words, deontology falls within the domain of moral theories that guide and assess our choices of what we ought to do (deontic theories), in contrast to (aretaic [virtue] theories) that ” fundamentally, at least ” guide and assess what kind of person (in terms of character traits) we are and should be.
Deontological Ethics Alexander, Larry 2007