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In other projects Wikiquote. It is pluralist about value, holding that capabilities for people are different and also that their own interests vary. He has held the following positions:. Revival of virtue ethicsinternal and external goods. Specifically, MacIntyre argues that rival and largely incompatible conceptions of justice are the outcome of rival and largely incompatible forms of practical rationality.

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Alasdair MacIntyre

Liberalism Political philosophy Justice. Retrieved from ” https: Since his retirement from active teaching inhe remains the Senior Distinguished Research Fellow of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, [5] where he retains an office.

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MacIntyre considers his work to be outside “virtue ethics” due to his affirmation of virtues as embedded in specific, historically grounded, social practices. Civil society Political particularism Positive rights Social capital Value pluralism. Print Hardcover and Paperback.

Aquinas, Scotus, and Ockham. If an individual does not know how samdel will end up in his own conceived society, he is likely not going to privilege any one class of people, but rather develop a scheme of justice that treats all fairly.

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Being a good person is not about seeking to follow formal rules. It is most often to others that we owe our survival, let alone our flourishing