That good, however, does not exist in a vacuum nor can it be apprehended as if from a "view from nowhere."
More than a commentary, it is an original work of philosophy both in terms of moral philosophy and the history of ideas.
I really hope you decide to buy(or check-out) this important work which deserves to taken seriously for years to come.
While a little difficult to read for those without some familiarity reading philosophy, this book gives the most enlightening explanation of why we are where we are culturally that... Read morePublished 6 months ago by ross bob mullins, jr
This 3rd edition has further commentary from Alasdair MacIntyre.
My 2nd edition is getting a bit worn, but I keep it for its marginal notes. Read more
This philosophy book is unique and very interesting. I liked the viewpoint and perspective and found it different than others I've read.Published 10 months ago by Patricia Davis
In many ways, the society we live in is as moral as any yet -- we've outlawed slavery, torture, cruelty to animals, and religious and racial discrimination, made certain kinds of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Daniel G. Schaeffer
I read the second edition of After Virtue more than twelve years before I decided to teach the third edition in a college philosophy class. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Nathan P. Gilmour
it is not written in simple english.the index is insufficient.there is no direct nexus with morden day esperience but overall it is fine.Published 18 months ago by Bitten
a very interesting reading. a most read if you are studing psycology. Very indep theory, a rather complex and heavy reading.Published 20 months ago by Rafael
Alasdair MacIntyre is a confirmed moralist and his work, "After Virtue", is an analysis of the defeat of moral and civic virtue by the Enlightenment. Read morePublished on July 27, 2012 by Gregory Alan Wingo
A PARADOX OF COMMON SENSE is an apparent proof of what seems to be an obvious impossibility. PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS originate with paradoxes of common sense. Read morePublished on February 9, 2012 by F. Darlene Schott-baer