The virtue theoretic approach to ethics locates moral value primarily in the character of the agent rather than in the rules governing an act or the con- sequences that follow from it. Concerns about the character of the agent long have been a central preoccupation of military organizations.
Jensen, Mark N.
"Epictetus vs. Aristotle,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 70
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol70/iss3/7