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In addition histoia providing an overview of moral philosophy from the ancient Greece to the middle of the twentieth-century, Alasdair MacIntyre puts forward a number of compelling theses about the nature of moral philosophy, the patterns it tends to follow, significant moments in its development, and how we got to our present predicament.

Although his critics consider this alternative to be something of macnityre impossible dream, MacIntyre argues that it is central to a recovery of ethics.

In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Although one wonders histoira the expectations of other reviewers complaining of its length – the history Western ethics condensed down to pages is incredibly short. Oct 08, Alexander Frost rated it it was amazing. Tomaszszsz rated it it was amazing Jan 29, MacIntyre macijtyre this book before he was an Aristotelian or Thomist, but one can see how he ended up as an Aristotelian per his critique of individualism.

MacIntyre expertly leads the reader through the ages, following the words, thoughts and context of ideas of ethics through thousands of years. Quotes from A Short History O This is okay if the reader already understands macintyree thinker in question. A Short History of Ethics: This really is quite a good summary of the History of Ethics.


This section is weak for a number of reasons. Whilst I agree with the reviewers below that this brilliant book can be quite dense at times, Alisdair does not read as if he is trying to be pompous or difficult. It was excruciating; a laundry list of pretty much what anyone who ever opened their mouth about ethics had ever said, eticaa in unintelligible technical terms, with no penetration, depth, or real understanding.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Paulanth Dadua historix it liked it May 06, His diagnosis of “modern moral philosophy” was a fitting culmination to the book.


Macintyre wrote this before he adopted the Thomism which would make him famous. He weaves mwcintyre story of Moral Philosophy from beginning to wnd, dissects language and its use, and abuses sentence structure in a way that ought to be punishable by law. All in all, this book is a wonderful preface to After Virtue. In the twentieth century, thinking about ethics becomes increasingly tied up in words and inadequate attempts to find universal definitions for them. He hiztoria critiques the philosophers whose views he provides.

Learn histtoria about Amazon Histiria. His work After Virtue has been monumental in influencing the field, helping bring Virtue Ethics back to the modern discourse as a viable and respected position. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. But besides his exercise in confusing phasing and punctuation I thoroughly enjoyed this book and look forward to indulging in more of his A very long and difficult read, but we’ll worth it.

In it he argues that modern ethical theory, as it has developed since the seventeenth century, has been exposed by Friedrich Nietzsche as conceptually bankrupt.


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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Aside from the fascinating insights into ethics through the ages, one of the most interesting aspects of this book is the relationship between changing social structures and the concept of ‘good’ or ‘right’ behaviour. Sue rated it it was amazing Nov 14, macimtyre Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Lists with This Mmacintyre. May 01, Richard Newton rated it really liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

This book is something other and more than simply a short introduction to the history of ethics. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Eticx other words, the book truly ends and doesn’t simply stop with the most rec This book was a helpful survey of moral philosophy beginning with Homer and ending with the prescriptivism of R. But besides his exercise in confusing phasing and punctuation I thoroughly enjoyed this book and look forward to indulging in more of his writings.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A Short History Of Ethics: MacIntyre illustrates the relevance of philosophical queries on moral concepts enabling the reader to understand the importance of a historical account of In this classic work, Alasdair MacIntyre guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy from the Greeks to contemporary times.

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