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Markets, Firms and Practices

  • Russell Keat

Abstract

Is it possible for economic production conducted in a market system to possess the character of a practice, as MacIntyre defines this concept in After Virtue?1 Clearly, MacIntyre himself thinks not. I shall argue that there are reasons for doubting this judgement, and hence for a more optimistic view of the possible relations between markets and practices.

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Market Economy Modern Society Productive Practice Crew Member Community Requirement 
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© Russell Keat 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Russell Keat
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  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK

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