Two Kinds of Political Reasoning (Video)

Two Kinds of Political Reasoning -- Alasdair MacIntyre

What type and style of reasoning is necessary if we are to achieve the common goods of political society?  With a view to answering this question, Alasdair MacIntyre identifies in this lecture two fundamentally different types of reasoning which can be identified in advanced societies: one which seeks the maximisation of individual preferences, and another which seeks the common good.

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