Alasdair MacIntyre (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus) by Mark C. Murphy

By Mark C. Murphy

The contribution to modern philosophy of Alasdair MacIntyre is big. His writings on ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of faith, philosophy of the social sciences and the historical past of philosophy have confirmed him as one of many philosophical giants of the final fifty years. His best-known publication, After advantage (1981), spurred the profound revival of advantage ethics. furthermore, MacIntyre, in contrast to such a lot of of his contemporaries, has exerted a deep impression past the bourns of educational philosophy. This quantity specializes in the foremost issues of MacIntyre's paintings with severe expositions of MacIntyre's perspectives at the historical past of philosophy, the function of culture in philosophical inquiry, the philosophy of the social sciences, ethical philosophy, political idea, and his critique of the assumptions and associations of modernity. Written via a exclusive workforce of philosophers, this quantity may have a large charm outdoor philosophy to scholars within the social sciences, legislation, theology, and political theory.

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