The Believer and MacIntyre’s Emotivist Culture

Title: The Believer and MacIntyre’s Emotivist CultureAuthor: Katherine PerryDate Written: Feb. 22, 2006Words: 2,085In his book After Virtue, Alasdair MacIntyre asserts that members of contemporary society live in a world devoid of definitively objective moral foundation, a world he calls an “emotivist culture.” This essay will first define which specific characteristics MacIntyre believes are entailed … Read moreThe Believer and MacIntyre’s Emotivist Culture

Nietzsche’s Assault on Modern Morality: the Kamehameha II Connection

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche is most remembered for the jarring statement, “God is dead,” but to reduce him to such a slogan would be to truncate an intricate and complex critique of morality into just three short words. Nietzsche saw the morality of his own social context as a sickness inherited through a series of … Read moreNietzsche’s Assault on Modern Morality: the Kamehameha II Connection