After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory


When "After Virtue" was first published 25 years ago, it was immediately obvious that Alasdair MacIntyre had produced an important and highly controversial re-evaluation of contemporary moral philosophy. MacIntyre drew on more than 500 years of history to explore the causes of the current crisis in moral description and showed how attempts to formulate moral principles had grown progressively more difficult in the period after the Enlightenment. With extraordinary vigour and range, MacIntyre convincingly explains what has ...

After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory 2007, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715636404

3rd Revised edition


After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory 1984, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268006105

2nd edition


After virtue : a study in moral theory 1981, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Ind.

ISBN-13: 9780268005948