Contiene: Preface. A disquieting suggestion. The nature of moral disagreement today and the claims of emotivism. Emotivism: social content and social context. The prodecessor culture and the enlightenment project of justifying morality. Why the enlightenment project of justifying morality had to fail. Some consequences of the failure of the enlightenment project. "Fact", explanation and expertise. The character of generalizatons in social science and their lack of predictive power. Nietzsche or Aristotle? The virtues in heroic societies. The virtues at Athens. Aristotle's account of the virtues. Medieval aspects and occasions. The nature of the virtues. The virtues, the unity of a human life and concept of a tradition. From the virtues to virtue and after virtue. Justice as a virtue: changing conceptions. After virtue: Nietzsche or Aristotle, Trotsky and St. Benedict. Postscript to the second edition. Bibliography. Index.