Alasdair MacIntyre

Rev. John A. O'Brien Senior Research
Professor of Philosophy Emeritus

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (574) 631-4537
E-Mail: no email

Office: 1042 Flanner
Office Hours:  by appointment 


MA., Manchester. 

Areas of Interest:

Moral Philosophy, Practical Rationality, Aristotle and Aquinas.

Selected Bibliography

Recent Articles:

  • "Artifice, Desire, and Their Relationship: Hume against Aristotle" in Persons and Passions ed. J. Jenkins, J. Whiting, and C. Williams (2005)
  • "Questions for Confucians" in Confucian Ethics, ed. Kwang-loi Shun and David Wong (2004)
  • "Virtues in Foot and Geach", Philosophical Quarterly (2002)
  • "Social Structures and their Threats to Moral Agency," Philosophy, (1999)
  • "What can Moral Philosophers Learn from the Study of the Brain?" Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (1998)
  • "Politica, filosofia e bene commune," Studi Perugini (1997)


  • Edith Stein: A Philosophical Prologue, 1913-22 (2006)
  • Dependent Rational Animals (1999)
  • Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry (1990)
  • Whose Justice? Which Rationality? (1988)
  • After Virtue (1981)
  • A Short History of Ethics (1966)