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When to break a rule

20 mins | Oct 6, 2020
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Judgment is an exercise in discretion — circumstances are everything. A virtuous person respects the rules. So when should the same person make a judgment call, and break or bend them instead? Philosophy professor Steven Nadler explores this fascinating dilemma for Aeon magazine.
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