TITLE

A TRADITION OF REDUCTIONISM AS A MATTER OF FACT: ALISDAIR MACINTYRE AND SAM HARRIS

AUTHOR(S)
Shawn Stahlman, C.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
American Theological Inquiry;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of the tradition of reductionism according to theologians Alisdair MacIntyre and Sam Harris. It mentions that MacIntyre believes that the disastrous situation that people find themselves in is a result of the rejection of teleological framework of the good. Harris opposed the idea, citing that the principal fault lies in the erroneous conclusion of secular liberals that private arbitrariness is an objective facet that does not admit of objective judgments.
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75332136

 

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