Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition PDF

By Alasdair MacIntyre

ISBN-10: 0268035040

ISBN-13: 9780268035044

ISBN-10: 1538538520

ISBN-13: 9781538538524

whilst After advantage first seemed in 1981, it was once famous as an important and in all probability debatable critique of up to date ethical philosophy. Newsweek referred to as it “a gorgeous new examine of ethics by means of one of many most popular ethical philosophers within the English-speaking world.” seeing that that point, the booklet has been translated into greater than fifteen overseas languages and has offered over 100000 copies. Now, twenty-five years later, the college of Notre Dame Press is happy to unlock the 3rd variation of After advantage, which incorporates a new prologue “After advantage after 1 / 4 of a Century.” during this vintage paintings, Alasdair MacIntyre examines the historic and conceptual roots of the belief of advantage, diagnoses the explanations for its absence in own and public lifestyles, and provides a tentative inspiration for its restoration. whereas the person chapters are wide-ranging, as soon as pieced jointly they contain a penetrating and centred argument in regards to the rate of modernity. within the 3rd version prologue, MacIntyre revisits the imperative theses of the booklet and concludes that even if he has realized very much and has supplemented and sophisticated his theses and arguments in different works, he has “as but stumbled on no explanation for forsaking the most important contentions” of this ebook. whereas he acknowledges that his belief of people as virtuous or vicious wanted not just a metaphysical but in addition a organic grounding, finally he continues to be “committed to the thesis that it's only from the viewpoint of a really assorted culture, one whose ideals and presuppositions have been articulated of their classical shape by way of Aristotle, that we will be able to comprehend either the genesis and the main issue of ethical modernity.”

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