Alasdair MacIntyre on Education: In Dialogue with Joseph Dunne

@article{Macintyre2002AlasdairMO,
  title={Alasdair MacIntyre on Education: In Dialogue with Joseph Dunne},
  author={A. Macintyre and Joseph Dunne},
  journal={Journal of Philosophy of Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={36},
  pages={1-19}
}
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. The potential for resolving this dilemma through appeal to ‘practice’, ‘narrative unity’, and ‘tradition’(three core concepts in After Virtue and later writings) is then examined. The discussion also explores the relationship of education to the modern state and the power of a liberal education to create an… Expand