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After Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Alasdair MacIntyre
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-06 - Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess

When After Virtue first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. Newsweek called it “a stunning new study of ethics by one of the foremost moral philosophers in the English-speaking world.” Since that time, the book has been translated into
After Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Alasdair MacIntyre
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-21 - Publisher: A&C Black

Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy. In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language that he traced back to a European Enlightenment that had made the formulation
After Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Alasdair C. MacIntyre
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-25 - Publisher: A&C Black

In this landmark work, MacIntyre returns to the 'Virtue'-based ethics of Aristotle in answer to the crisis of moral language caused by the Enlightenment.
After Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 102
Authors: Jon W. Thompson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: CRC Press

Alasdair MacIntyre’s 1981 After Virtue was a ground-breaking contribution to modern moral philosophy. Dissatisfied with the major trends in the moral philosophy of his time, MacIntyre argued that modern moral discourse had no real rational basis. Instead, he suggested, if one wanted to build a rational theory for morality and
Reading Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Christopher Stephen Lutz
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: A&C Black

Concise guide to MacIntyre's most important book, After Virtue, examining its arguments in detail and placing it within the broader context of MacIntyre's career.