ISBN-10:
110717645X
ISBN-13:
9781107176454
Pub. Date:
11/14/2016
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative

Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative

by Alasdair MacIntyreAlasdair MacIntyre
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Overview

Alasdair MacIntyre explores the philosophical, political, and moral issues encountered in understanding what the virtues require in contemporary social contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107176454
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/14/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 1,005,891
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alasdair MacIntyre retired from teaching at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana in 2010. He is the author of the award-winning After Virtue (1981), and his other publications include two volumes of essays, The Tasks of Philosophy and Ethics and Politics (both Cambridge, 2006), Edith Stein: A Philosophical Prologue 1913-1922 (2005), and God, Philosophy, Universities: A History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition (2009).

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Desires, goods, and 'good', the philosophical issues; 2. Theory, practice, and their social contexts; 3. Morality and modernity; 4. Neo-Aristotelian ethics and politics developed in contemporary Thomistic terms: issues of relevance and rational justification; 5. Four narratives; Index.

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