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Ethics and politics : selected essays. Volume 2

Author: Alasdair C MacIntyre
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Alasdair MacIntyre is one of the most creative and important philosophers working today. This volume presents a selection of his classic essays on ethics and politics collected together for the first time, focussing particularly on the themes of moral disagreement, moral dilemmas, and truthfulness and its importance. The essays range widely in scope, from Aristotle and Aquinas and what we need to learn from them, to  Read more...
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MacIntyre, Alasdair C.
Ethics and politics.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)63186219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair C MacIntyre
ISBN: 0511221258 9780511221255 9780511606670 0511606672 9780521854382 0521854385 1280480203 9781280480201
OCLC Number: 76837716
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 239 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Learning From Aristotle and Aquinas: 1. Rival Aristotles: Aristotle against some Renaissance Aristotelians; 2. Rival Aristotles: Aristotle against some modern Aristotelians; 3. Natural law as subversive: the example of Aquinas; 4. Aquinas and the extent of moral disagreement; Part II. Ethics: 5. Moral dilemmas; 6. Truthfulness and lies: what can we learn from Mill?; 7. Truthfulness and lies: what can we learn from Kant?; Part III. The Politics of Ethics: 8. Three perspectives on Marxism; 9. Poetry as political philosophy: notes on Burke and Yeats; 10. Some Enlightenment projects reconsidered; 11. Social structures and their threat to moral agency; 12. Toleration and the goods of conflict.
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