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1 - After Virtue and Virtue Ethics

from Part I - After Virtue and Ethical Theory

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 October 2023

Tom Angier
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University of Cape Town
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This chapter makes the argument that After Virtue is not an exercise in virtue ethics, contra a common view. Rather, it subordinates virtue to other concepts, such as practice, tradition and narrative. These are in fact MacIntyre’s core concepts, and they provide a structure within which virtue finds its role.

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Print publication year: 2023

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