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  • Author(s):
    Alasdair MacIntyre
    Subject(s):
    Virtue, Virtues, Ethics
    Abstract:

    When After Virtue first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. Newsweek called it a stunning new study of ethics by one of the foremost moral philosophers in the English-speaking world.“ Since that time, the book has been translated into more than fifteen foreign languages and has sold over one hundred thousand copies. Now, twenty-five years later, the University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to rel…

    Date Published:
    2007-03-06
    Date Created:
    2007-03-06
    Record Visibility:
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    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Jason Blakely
    Subject(s):
    Social sciences., Naturalism, Political science--Philosophy
    Abstract:

    Today the ethical and normative concerns of everyday citizens are all too often sidelined from the study of political and social issues, driven out by an effort to create a more “scientific” study. This book offers a way for social scientists and political theorists to reintegrate the empirical and the normative, proposing a way out of the scientism that clouds our age. In Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor, and the Demise of Naturalism, Jason Blakely argues that the resources for…

    Date Published:
    2016-10-15
    Date Created:
    2016-10-15
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    Public
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Ernesto Galarza
    Subject(s):
    Nayarit (Mexico)--Biography, Mexican Americans--Social life and customs--20th century, Mexican American neighborhoods--California--Sacramento--History--20th century, Sacramento (Calif)--Biography, Mexican Americans--Biography, Sacramento (Calif)--Social life and customs--20th century, Immigrants--United States--Biography
    Abstract:

    Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy’s journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn’t have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid imagery and a rare gift for re-creating a child’s sense of time and place, Ernesto Galarza gives an account of the early experiences of his extraordinary life-from revolution in Mexico to segregation in the United States-that will continu…

    Date Published:
    2014-04-30
    Date Created:
    2014-04-30
    Record Visibility:
    Public
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter