Communitarianism: A concept which has become attached to those philosophers who reject the atomic-individual rationality of liberal thought to ground in substantial social relationality (e.g., Alastair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor and Michael Sandel): but with an inability to move beyond constituted attachments and received ways to more life-coherent forms of social ordering.

Source: What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.