After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 3/1/2007
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Author Biography

Alasdair Maclntyre is research professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.

Table of Contents

Prologue: After Virtue after a Quarter of a Centuryp. ix
Prefacep. xvii
A Disquieting Suggestionp. 1
The Nature of Moral Disagreement Today and the Claims of Emotivismp. 6
Emotivism: Social Content and Social Contextp. 23
The Predecessor Culture and the Enlightenment Project of Justifying Moralityp. 36
Why the Enlightenment Project of Justifying Morality Had to Failp. 51
Some Consequences of the Failure of the Enlightenment Projectp. 62
'Fact', Explanation and Expertisep. 79
The Character of Generalizations in Social Science and their Lack of Predictive Powerp. 88
Nietzsche or Aristotle?p. 109
The Virtues of Heroic Societiesp. 121
The Virtues of Athensp. 131
Aristotle's Account of the Virtuesp. 146
Medieval Aspects and Occasionsp. 165
The Nature of the Virtuesp. 181
The Virtues, the Unity of a Human Life and the Concept of a Traditionp. 204
From the Virtues to Virtue and after Virtuep. 226
Justice as a Virtue: Changing Conceptionsp. 244
After Virtue: Nietzsche or Aristotle, Trotsky and St. Benedictp. 256
Postscript to the Second Editionp. 264
Bibliographyp. 279
Indexp. 283
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