ethics RQ13 - achieving any such goods. Such virtues that...

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Jason Lim Ethics Reading Questions #13 1. MacIntyre raises the question of having a true theory pertaining to virtues when people from various time periods have lists containing differing sets of virtues. 2. Virtues are internal for MacIntyre because they depend on certain social or moral life in order to be defined. 3. MacIntyre defines human virtue as the possession and exercise of which tends to enable us to achieve those goods which are internal to practices and the lack of which effectively prevents us from
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Unformatted text preview: achieving any such goods. Such virtues that are applicable to any practices are justice, honesty, and courage. 4. Justice, honesty, and courage are necessary components of any practice with internal goods and standards of excellence. Justice is a required virtue because one must treat everyone in their practice as equals and not give favors or disadvantages to specific people....
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course PHIL 205 taught by Professor Jonathanreibsamen during the Spring '10 term at Saint Louis.

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