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Alasdair MacIntyre: Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre is a Scottish philosopher primarily known for his contribution to moral and political philosophy but known also for his work in history of philosophy and theology. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Aristotelian Studies in Ethics and Politics at London Metropolitan University, and an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. During his lengthy academic career, he also taught at Brandeis University, Duke University, Vanderbilt University, and Boston University. Macintyre's After Virtue is widely recognised as one of the most important works of Anglophone political philosophy in the 20th century.

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Google previewKrakowskie Studia Międzynarodowe 2008/1 (2008)

The United States, the European Union and Modernity by Andrzej Bryk

David Lorenzo Izquierdo ALASDAIR MACINTYRE: AN ALTERNATIVE TO INDIVIDUALISM Introduction Alasdair MacIntyre is a key figure in the Liberalism- Communitarianism debate, one of the most important and fruitful in the field of Moral ...

Google previewPhilosophy of Sport (2016)

Key Questions by Emily Ryall

Conversely, Alasdair MacIntyre is a communitarian who argues that the communities of which we are a part, and with which we identify, deserve a greater share of our attention and effort.6 As such, MacIntyre maintains that patriotism is not just ...

Google previewPolitical Philosophy (2014)

What It Is and Why It Matters by Ronald Beiner

Alasdair MacIntyre is a thinker who belongs on any list of the leading critics of modernity of the last half-century. In previous chapters, we have canvassed several of the other thinkers who belong on such a list, but MacIntyre's critique is ...

Google previewVirtue Ethics: Dewey and MacIntyre (2006)

by Stephen Carden

Introduction Alasdair MacIntyre is a central figure in the resurgence ofinterest in the virtues as fundamental concepts in moral philosophy; many ofhis ideas, however, were anticipated byJohn Dewey, who also regarded the virtues and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy (2014)

by D. C. Phillips

Alasdair MacIntyre (1929–) is a Scottish philosopher whose work, over a long career spent mostly in North American universities, has ranged over the philosophy of mind, epistemology and the philosophy of science, the philosophy of religion, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Justice (2012)

by Deen K. Chatterjee

Alasdair MacIntyre (following Aristotle) argues that this process is only possible within specifically defined communities, and occurs through the telling of stories, the sharing of practices, and the location of oneself within the historical tradition ...

Google previewAmerican Philosophy: An Encyclopedia (2008)

by John Lachs, Robert B. Talisse

Alasdair MacIntyre (SeniorResearch Professorof Philosophyat NotreDame),in After Virtue, emphasizes the pessimisticdimension of a lifelived without therecognition of virtues – excellences embedded in practices having goals, purposes and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (2009)

by John H. Y. Briggs

Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory (2" ed.), University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, 1984. Alasdair MacIntyre, Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Geneology, and Tradition, University of Notre ...

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