After Virtue (Bloomsbury Revelations) by Alasdair MacIntyre

By Alasdair MacIntyre

hugely debatable whilst it was once first released in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has in view that demonstrated itself as a landmark paintings in modern ethical philosophy. during this booklet, MacIntyre sought to handle a problem in ethical language that he traced again to a ecu Enlightenment that had made the formula of ethical rules more and more tough. within the look for a fashion out of this deadlock, MacIntyre returns to an prior strand of moral pondering, that of Aristotle, who emphasized the significance of 'virtue' to the moral existence.

More than thirty years after its unique book, After Virtue continues to be a piece that's most unlikely to disregard for someone drawn to our figuring out of ethics and morality today.

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