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Ethics and politics

Author: Alasdair C MacIntyre
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Selected essays, 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, first published in 2006, Alasdair MacIntyre examines some fundamental philosophical questions in this first of two volumes of selected essays.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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MacIntyre, Alasdair C.
Ethics and politics.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006298235
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair C MacIntyre
ISBN: 0521854377 9780521854375 0521670616 9780521670616 9780511219283 0511219288
OCLC Number: 124039319
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages).
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Defining a Philosophical Stance: 1. Epistemological crises, dramatic narrative and the philosophy of science; 2. Colors, cultures, and practices; 3. Moral relativism, truth and justification; 4. Hegel on faces and skulls; 5. What is a human body?; 6. Moral philosophy and contemporary social practice: what holds them apart?; Part II. The Ends of Philosophical Enquiry: 7. The ends of life, the ends of philosophical writing; 8. First principles, final ends and contemporary philosophical issues; 9. Philosophy recalled to its tasks: a Thomistic reading of Fides et Ratio; 10. Truth as a good: a reflection on Fides et Ratio.
Series Title: Selected essays, 2.
Responsibility: Alasdair MacIntyre.

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