On Failing to Understand and Appreciate Marx and Freud

Posted April 20, 2017 9:43 pm by Dr. Adam DeVille

I have a long review essay coming out at Catholic World Report discussing Alasdair MacIntyre’s latest book, Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative. (A clear understanding of MacIntyre is more important than ever thanks to his having been traduced by a certain blogger hawking dégonflé tracts to fund his oyster habit while prattling fatuously about asceticism.) It is an extraordinary book for a man fast closing in on 90, showing that he has lost none of his formidable powers of synthesis and reason.I will not repeat here what I shall say there, but let

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