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Alasdair Macintyre (philosopher)


Who is Alasdair Macintyre?

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.

  • also known as Alasdair C. MacIntyre, Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre, A. C. MacIntyre
  • born on (85 years ago) in Glasgow
  • ethnicity: Scottish people
  • nationality: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • religion: Catholicism
  • education:
  • profession: Philosopher
  • written works: "Marxism & Christianity", "First principles, final ends, and contemporary philosophical issues", "Against the self-images of the age", "Education and values", "Difficulties in Christian belief", "The unconscious", "Is patriotism a virtue?", "Dependent rational animals", "Three rival versions of moral enquiry", "The religious significance of atheism", "Historia De La Etica", "Edith Stein", "Das Unbewusste", "The MacIntyre reader", "Secularization and moral change", "Animales Racionales Y Dependientes", "A short history of ethics", "Animali razionale dipendenti", "The Tasks of Philosophy", "Ethics and Politics", "After Virtue", "Whose Justice? Which Rationality?"
  • award: - Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada (Philosophy)

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