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MacIntyre Essay

Alasdair MacIntyre is today's foremost Virtue Ethicist. In 1981 he presented his theory in his book
"After Virtue" where he attempts to resurrect Aristotelian thinking about virtues, those qualities of
mind and character that Aristotle believed to be so essential to living a happy and…

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that a practice for them is simply to work in order to live whereas in a richer community in the UK a
common practice would be to play sport or enjoy leisure. Hence this shows relativism (dependent on
the situation).

The moral person is one who develops…

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