Ideas y Valores (2015-04-01)

Spiritual Capital: Novelty and Tradition

  • Magdalena Bosch

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 64, no. 157
pp. 37 – 52


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The article analyzes the most relevant versions of spiritual capital, the aspects they share, and the way in which some of them are linked to religion while others are not. It describes the multidimensional nature of the notion, which leads to a theory of profound motivation that is strongly rooted in the person. This intrinsic dimensión of motivation proves to be decisive for ethical theories of virtue inspired in Aristotle, which emphasize the internal aspect of behavior.