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Creativity explores the ethical dimensions of creativity in technological know-how in a scientific and complete means. a piece of utilized philosophy, expert ethics, and philosophy of technological know-how, the publication argues that medical creativity frequently constitutes ethical creativity_the construction of recent and morally variable results. while, artistic pursuits have a dismal facet that may result in expert misconduct and damaging results on society and the surroundings.

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40. MacIntyre, After Virtue, 190. 41. MacIntyre, After Virtue, 187. 42. Jacob Bronowski, Science and Human Values (New York: Harper and Row, 1965), 60. 43. Cf. Mike W. Martin, Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), 125–27, 184–86. ”1 Such individuals might be motivated primarily by caring for goods that are usually considered non-moral, such as scientific truth, aesthetic appreciation, and creative achievement. Yet, paradoxically, these creative individuals often benefit humanity far more than they could have through direct moral or philanthropic service.

37. Michael Slote discusses dependent virtues in Goods and Virtues (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983), 62. 38. Cf. John Kekes, The Art of Life (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002). Intellectual Virtues 37 39. Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue, 2d ed. (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984), 191. 40. MacIntyre, After Virtue, 190. 41. MacIntyre, After Virtue, 187. 42. Jacob Bronowski, Science and Human Values (New York: Harper and Row, 1965), 60. 43. Cf. Mike W. Martin, Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), 125–27, 184–86.

43 According to one criterion, internal goods are public (community) goods, and external goods are privately owned (individual or institutional) goods. Thus, scientific understanding is a public good, whereas the salary earned by a scientist is an external good. Ac- Intellectual Virtues 35 cording to a second criterion, internal goods are those goods defined by specific practices, in contrast with “external goods” that can be acquired in virtually any practice. Thus, the internal good of scientific understanding is defined using scientific concepts, whereas the external goods of money, power, and fame are not defined by reference to science or any other specific practice.

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