After MacIntyre: Critical Perspectives on the Work of Alasdair MacIntyre
John P. Horton, Susan Mendus
University of Notre Dame Press, 1994 - Philosophy - 322 pages
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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Justice After Virtue
Reclaiming the Aristotelian Ruler
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