|History: History is the study of the past, especially the people, events, and trends that have shaped our world. This is about the part of the past that was determined and experienced by consciousness. See also Historiography, Culture.<_____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Alasdair MacIntyre on History - Dictionary of Arguments
Brocker I 660
History/MacIntyreVsHegel/MacIntyre/Goldstein: MacIntyre reverses Hegel's philosophy of history: instead of designing a teleology of the mind, whose endpoint is self-confident freedom, he presents the history of the erosion of virtue ethics.
>History/Hegel, >World History/Hegel, >Historiography, >Teleology.
MacIntyre thesis: "It could hardly have turned out otherwise".(1)
Responsibility/MacIntyre: Thesis: In this process of moral erosion "no one is responsible or could be".(2) Our social order has got out of hand (...).(3)
1. Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue. A Study in Moral Theory, Notre Dame, Ind. 1981. Dt: Alasdair MacIntyre, Der Verlust der Tugend. Zur moralischen Krise der Gegenwart. Erweiterte Neuausgabe, Frankfurt/M. 2006 (zuerst 1987), p. 301
2. Ibid. p. 147.
Jürgen Goldstein, „Alasdair MacIntyre, Der Verlust der Tugend“ in: Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018