Alasdair MacIntyre

1929 - Today

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Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre (; born 12 January 1929) is a Scottish-American philosopher who has contributed to moral and political philosophy as well as history of philosophy and theology.MacIntyre's After Virtue (1981) is one of the most important works of Anglophone moral and political philosophy in the 20th century. He is senior research fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Aristotelian Studies in Ethics and Politics (CASEP) at London Metropolitan University, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, and Permanent Senior Distinguished Research Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alasdair MacIntyre has received more than 656,926 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Alasdair MacIntyre is the 472nd most popular philosopher (down from 465th in 2019), the 983rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 948th in 2019) and the 29th most popular British Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Alasdair MacIntyre ranks 472 out of 1,089Before him are Stein Rokkan, Arne Næss, Guillaume Budé, Karl-Otto Apel, Emmanuel Mounier, and Kapila. After him are Kenneth Waltz, Abul A'la Maududi, Émile Chartier, Hans Reichenbach, Gianni Vattimo, and Annemarie Schimmel.

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Among people born in 1929, Alasdair MacIntyre ranks 97Before him are Nikolai Ryzhkov, Georgi Markov, Abdel Halim Hafez, Osamu Yamaji, Fred Phelps, and Gordon Moore. After him are Chadli Bendjedid, Věra Chytilová, Lata Mangeshkar, Bruno Cremer, André Previn, and Lorenzo Buffon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alasdair MacIntyre ranks 983 out of 6,924Before him are David Hamilton (1933), Penda of Mercia (606), Charles George Gordon (1833), Jeremy Brett (1933), Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519), and George Shaw (1751). After him are Lee Child (1954), Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), William Huggins (1824), Ben Cross (1947), Aphra Behn (1640), and John Vane (1927).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Alasdair MacIntyre ranks 29Before him are H. L. A. Hart (1907), John of Salisbury (1110), Paul Grice (1913), Francis Hutcheson (1694), Alan Watts (1915), and Roger Scruton (1944). After him are Gilbert Ryle (1900), A. J. Ayer (1910), Adam Ferguson (1723), Harriet Taylor Mill (1807), John Austin (1790), and Thomas Reid (1710).