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Alasdair MacIntyre

Book Reviews: 'Secularisation and Moral Change', & 'A Short History of Ethics'

What's right and wrong

'Secularisation and Moral Change', by Alasdair MacIntyre, Oxford University Press, 12s.6d.

'A Short History of Ethics', by Alasdair MacIntyre, Routledge Paperback, 15s.

What's right? What's wrong? At some periods in history these questions called forth firm, confident, even unanimous replies. Today there is a lot of uncertainty about even the most basic moral ideas. These two concise and useful books help us to understand why.

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