TITLE

Human Flourishing: The Grounds of Moral Judgment

AUTHOR(S)
Fives, Allyn
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Value Inquiry;Jun2008, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p167
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Aristotelian-Thomist Alasdair MacIntyre and the unresolved tension in his work, and on the non-relativistic account of human flourishing as the basis of moral judgment. It states that in MacIntyre's work titled "Dependent Rational Animals," he reconnected teleology with human nature. It discusses that MacIntyre claims that human beings act for reasons, exercise virtues and flourish, which involves goodness of the will.
ACCESSION #
35076980

 

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