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After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory


Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy. In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language that he traced back to a European Enlightenment that had made the formulation of moral principles increasingly difficult. In the search for a way out of this impasse, MacIntyre returns to an earlier strand of ethical thinking, that of Aristotle, who emphasised the importance of 'virtue ...

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After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory
2007, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715636404

3rd Revised edition


After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory
1984, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268006105

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After virtue : a study in moral theory
1981, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Ind.

ISBN-13: 9780268005948


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