TITLE

Alasdair MacIntyre, religion & the university

AUTHOR(S)
Cowling, Maurice
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
New Criterion;Feb94, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre. Career in America and England as a teacher of philosophy, psychology and religion; MacIntyre's analysis of Sigmund Freud in `The Unconscious'; MacIntyre's views on Marxism; Dissatisfaction with British society; Search for a justification for religious belief; Authorship of several books expounding his idoelogical beliefs.
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9411154991

 

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