• John Gregson
Part of the Marx, Engels, and Marxisms book series (MAENMA)


This chapter acknowledges some of the key areas of contestation in MacIntyre’s critique of Marxism. It engages with some alternative interpretations of Marxists, particularly Lenin, and how they contrast with MacIntyre’s view. Following this, I point toward the contemporary MacIntyrean debate, picking out some of the key areas that are central to these debates, remarking on MacIntyre’s contemporary politics as aiming to both build on and move beyond Marxism. I finish by summarizing the key ideas of the previous chapter and MacIntyre’s overall progress.


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