Alasdair MacIntyre on Natural Law

  • Rafael Ramis-BarcelóEmail author
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 22)


In this paper I summarize the main ideas of Alasdair MacIntyre on Natural Law. I begin with an overview of ethical and political ideas dealt with by MacIntyre. Then I define his position in the debate between current legal philosophers before moving on to his position on debate on Natural Law and highlighting some difficulties in his conception. However, I close by focusing on how many of MacIntyre’s ideas can shed light on solutions to current problems.


Ethical Virtue Natural Inclination Rational Debate Moral Disagreement Psychological Inclination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultat de DretUniversitat de les Illes BalearsPalma de MallorcaSpain

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