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Books and journals on topics related to ISME’s interests.

Marxism, Ethics, and Politics:
The Work of Alasdair MacIntyre

John Gregson

Palgrave Macmillan, 2019

John Gregson examines Alasdair MacIntyre’s engagement with Marxism from the early 1950s to the present, highlighting MacIntyre’s continuing admiration for much in Marx’s thought while noting that his contemporary project is developed in response to what he now sees as the inadequacies of Marxism, particularly Marxist politics.

Kierkegaard, MacIntyre, Williams, and the Internal Point of View

Rob Compaijen

Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

Rob Compaijen puts Søren Kierkegaard in dialogue with Alasdair MacIntyre and Bernard Williams on the nature of practical reason. He defends Kierkegaard from the charge of irrationality and argues that Kierkegaard remains an important source of insight on the nature of the ethical life and the life of faith.


Alasdair MacIntyre, Rationality and Education

Steven Stolz

Springer, 2018

Steven Stolz provides a critical examination of MacIntyre’s thought as it relates to education. What are the pedagogical implications of MacIntyre’s conception of rationality and rational enquiry?


Virtue at Work:
Ethics for Individuals, Managers, and Organizations

Geoff Moore
Oxford University Press, 2017

Drawing on the work of Alasdair MacIntyre, Virtue at Work provides an integrated and philosophically-grounded framework for organizational ethics from the perspective of practitioners in the workplace, from the perspective of managers in organizations, as well as from the perspective of organizations themselves. 


Politics & Poetics

Special Edition on Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity