After MacIntyre: Critical Perspectives on the Work of Alasdair MacIntyre

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John P. Horton, Susan Mendus
University of Notre Dame Press, 1994 - Philosophy - 322 pages
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After MacIntyre contains original essays by leading moral and political philosophers who assess both the merits and limitations of Alasdair MacIntyre's work. Among the themes explored here are MacIntyre's historical arguments about the sources of the failure of modernity; the validity and relevance of his attempt to reinstate the ideas of Aristotle and Aquinas as central to any satisfactory moral understanding; the effectiveness of his critique of modern liberalism; and the adequacy of key concepts, such as tradition and practice, in his analyses and arguments. In addition, MacIntyre responds in a substantial essay to the issues raised by the other contributors.

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Contents

Justice After Virtue
16
Reclaiming the Aristotelian Ruler
44
MacIntyre and Aquinas
65
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

John Horton is a technology enthusiast based in UK. When he is not writing apps, books, or blog articles for the Game Code School website, he can usually be found playing computer games or indulging in a Nerf war.

Susan Mendus is Professor of Political Philosophy and a member of the Morrell Centre for Toleration at the University of York.

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