54 Editorial

EDITORIAL It can be unsettling to consider how the theoretical ground we choose to stand on shifts across the different layers – intellectual, political, professional and personal – of our lives. No debate illustrates that more vividly, or more significantly, than the enquiry which surrounds the moral subject. ‘Consider this and in our time’, began […]

Searching for Ancestors

Searching for Ancestors Timothy O’Hagan In Rome [in the fourth century AD] senatorial families sought out an exemplum, an exemplary character in the distant past, from whom to claim descent. Peter Brown, Augustine of Hippol With hindsight the transformation of Alasdair MacIntyre from gadfly into guru looks inevitable, though few members of his audience in […]