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Philippa Foot attempted to modernize Aristotle's virtue ethics, she recognised the
importance of the persons own reasoning and claimed that the virtues benefit the individual by
leading to eudemonia. Virtues are good for us as they help us to correct harmful human passions and

G.E.M Anscombe put forward the…

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Christianity especially doesn't reward excellence enough as they try to make everyone seem equal.
Christianity implies that it will accept people as they are without the expectation that they will have
to excel.

Ben Franklin was a utilitarian virtue theorist. He believed that we should try to bring about


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