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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy
Dependent rational animals : why human beings need the virtues
This compares humans to other intelligent animals, drawing conclusions about human social life and our treatment of those whom he argues we should no longer call "disabled." The author argues thatExpand
Social Structures and their Threats to Moral Agency
Imagine first the case of J (who might be anybody, jemand ). J used to inhabit a social order, or rather an area within a social order, where socially approved roles were unusually well-defined.Expand
Dependent Rational Animals
Alasdair MacIntyre on Education: In Dialogue with Joseph Dunne
This discussion begins from the dilemma, posed in some earlier writing by Alasdair MacIntyre, that education is essential but also, in current economic and cultural conditions, impossible. TheExpand
After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory.
First published in 1981this edition has a new final chapter which elaborates on the connections between philosophy/history and moral philosophy/theology.
A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century
A Short History of Ethics is a significant contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. For the second edition Alasdair MacIntyre has included a new preface in which heExpand