The Resource After virtue : a study in moral theory, by Alasdair MacIntyre

After virtue : a study in moral theory, by Alasdair MacIntyre

Label
After virtue : a study in moral theory
Title
After virtue
Title remainder
a study in moral theory
Statement of responsibility
by Alasdair MacIntyre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the nature of moral disagreement, Nietzsche, Aristotle, heroic societies, and the virtue of justice. In a new chapter, MacIntyre elaborates his position on the relationship of philosophy to history, the virtues and the issue of relativism, and the relationship of moral philosophy to theology
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacIntyre, Alasdair C
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1012
LC item number
.M325 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Virtues
  • Virtue
  • Ethics
  • Morale
  • Vertus
  • Morale
  • Vertus
  • Ethics
  • Virtue
  • Virtues
  • Ethik
  • Tugend
  • Etica
  • Filosofia
  • Vertus
  • Morale
  • Relativisme moral
  • Tugend
  • Ethik
Label
After virtue : a study in moral theory, by Alasdair MacIntyre
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [279]-281
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A disquieting suggestion -- The nature of moral disagreement today and the claims of emotivism -- Emotivism: social content and social context -- The predecessor culture and the enlightenment project of justifying morality -- Why the enlightenment project of justifying morality had to fail -- Some consequences of the failure of the enlightenment project -- "Fact", explanation and expertise -- The character of generalizations in social science and their lack of predictive power -- Nietzsche or Aristotle? -- The virtues in heroic societies -- The virtues at Athens -- Aristotle's account of the virtues -- Medieval aspects and occasions -- The nature of the virtues -- The virtues, the unity of a human life and the concept of a tradition -- From the virtues to virtue and after virtue -- Justice as a virtue: changing conceptions -- After virtue: Nietzsche or Aristotle, Trotsky and St. Benedict -- Postscript to the second edition
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 286 pages
Isbn
9780268006105
Lccn
83040601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)10751724
Label
After virtue : a study in moral theory, by Alasdair MacIntyre
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [279]-281
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A disquieting suggestion -- The nature of moral disagreement today and the claims of emotivism -- Emotivism: social content and social context -- The predecessor culture and the enlightenment project of justifying morality -- Why the enlightenment project of justifying morality had to fail -- Some consequences of the failure of the enlightenment project -- "Fact", explanation and expertise -- The character of generalizations in social science and their lack of predictive power -- Nietzsche or Aristotle? -- The virtues in heroic societies -- The virtues at Athens -- Aristotle's account of the virtues -- Medieval aspects and occasions -- The nature of the virtues -- The virtues, the unity of a human life and the concept of a tradition -- From the virtues to virtue and after virtue -- Justice as a virtue: changing conceptions -- After virtue: Nietzsche or Aristotle, Trotsky and St. Benedict -- Postscript to the second edition
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 286 pages
Isbn
9780268006105
Lccn
83040601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)10751724

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