Posted in Modern Philosophy

Download Alasdair MacIntyre (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus) by Mark C. Murphy PDF

By Mark C. Murphy

The contribution to modern philosophy of Alasdair MacIntyre is big. His writings on ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of faith, philosophy of the social sciences and the historical past of philosophy have validated him as one of many philosophical giants of the final fifty years. His best-known e-book, After advantage (1981), spurred the profound revival of advantage ethics. in addition, MacIntyre, not like such a lot of of his contemporaries, has exerted a deep impression past the bourns of educational philosophy. This quantity makes a speciality of the main topics of MacIntyre's paintings with serious expositions of MacIntyre's perspectives at the heritage of philosophy, the function of culture in philosophical inquiry, the philosophy of the social sciences, ethical philosophy, political idea, and his critique of the assumptions and associations of modernity. Written by way of a uncommon crew of philosophers, this quantity can have a large charm open air philosophy to scholars within the social sciences, legislations, theology, and political theory.

Show description

Read or Download Alasdair MacIntyre (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus) PDF

Best modern philosophy books

Human Life, Action and Ethics: Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe (St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs)

A suite of essays through the distinguished thinker Elizabeth Anscombe. This assortment contains papers on human nature and functional philosophy, including the vintage 'Modern ethical Philosophy'

Rezeption und Kritik der Philosophie Friedrich Nietzsches bei Hannah Arendt (German Edition)

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Philosophie des 19. Jahrhunderts, observe: 1,0, Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig (Institut für Germanistik), Veranstaltung: Literatur und Philosohie im 19. Jahrhundert, 14 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Am 12.

Nietzsche's 'Beyond Good and Evil': A Reader's Guide (Reader's Guides)

Past solid and Evil comprises Nietzsche's mature philosophy of the loose spirit. even though it is one among his most generally learn texts, it's a notoriously tricky piece of philosophical writing. The authors show in transparent and detailed phrases why it's to be considered as Nietzsche's philosophical masterpiece and the paintings of a progressive genius.

Gottlob Frege: Leben - Werk - Zeit (German Edition)

Freges Leben wird biographisch zunächst in dem Kontext der Stadt und Stadtschule Wismar, dann in dem der Stadt und der Universität Jena eingebettet rekonstruiert. nearby übergreifende politische und wissenschaftliche Vorgänge werden einbezogen, um verbürgten konkreten Ereignissen aus Freges Leben einen für das Verstehen tieferen und festeren Rahmen zu geben.

Extra resources for Alasdair MacIntyre (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.76 of 5 – based on 47 votes