Why Is the Search for the Foundations of Ethics So Frustrating?



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    • Alasdair MacIntyre is University Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Boston University. This article will appear in Volume IV of the series, “The Foundations of Ethics and Its Relationship to Science,” edited by H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and Daniel Callahan, to be published by The Hastings Center. The series is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.