Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity:
An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative
MacIntyre’s AFTER VIRTUE
I turned to MacIntyre to help me understand the desires we have has humans and where they come from. Those familiar with MacIntyre’s work will not be surprised to find that his exploration of these questions winds its way back in history through St. Thomas Aquinas to Aristotle. It has been very helpful for me to follow this trajectory, and I thought it might also be helpful for some of our readers.
Desires, Goods and ‘Good’
(An excerpt from Chapter 1)
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