A Short History of Ethics
A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century, Second Edition
304 pages, 5.50 x 8.50
Paperback | 9780268017590 | January 1998
eBook (PDF) | 9780268092658 | January 1998
eBook (EPUB) | 9780268161286 | January 1998
A Short History of Ethics is a significant contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. For the second edition Alasdair MacIntyre has included a new preface in which he examines his book “thirty years on” and considers its impact. It remains an important work, ideal for all students interested in ethics and morality.
Alasdair MacIntyre is research professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of numerous books, including After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, third edition (2007), and Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition (1990), both published by the University of Notre Dame Press.