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Aristotle and MacIntyre on the Virtues in Finance

  • Ignacio Ferrero
  • Alejo José G. Sison
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Part of the International Handbooks in Business Ethics book series (IHBE)

Abstract

In this article we shall lay down the parameters within which the practice of the virtues may be enabled in the field of finance, drawing from two main sources, Aristotle and MacIntyre. We shall respond to the question of what ought to be done for financial activities to truly contribute to eudaimonia or human flourishing (Aristotle), and how three distinct kinds of goods, those internal to practices, those of an individual life and those of the community (MacIntyre) can be achieved.

Keywords

Virtue Ethics Aristotle MacIntyre Finance Practices/institutions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and Business Administration, Business DepartmentUniversity of NavarraPamplonaSpain
  2. 2.School of Economics and Business AdministrationUniversity of NavarraPamplonaSpain

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