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Duty, Emotion, Good and Evil, Happiness, Honor, Pleasure and Pain, Sin, and Virtue and Vice,



Recommended Readings on Moral Problems

In Great Books of the Western World
Plato:
Republic;
Gorgias;
Meno;
Protagoras;
Euthyphro;
Apology;
Crito;
Laches;
Laws
Aristotle:
Nicomachean Ethics
Epictetus:
The Discourses
Marcus Aurelius:
The Meditations
Plutarch:
The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
Plotinus:
The Six Enneads, Ennead I
Augustine:
The Confessions
Aquinas:
Summa Theologica, Parts I-II, QQ. 1-108
Hobbes:
Leviathan, Part I
Montaigne:
Essays
Spinoza:
Ethics
Kant:
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals;
Preface and Introduction to the Metaphysical Elements of Ethics;
General Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals;
The Science of Right, Introduction
Hegel:
The Philosophy of Right, Part II
Freud:
Beyond the Pleasure Principle;
The Ego and the Id;
Civilization and Its Discontents
In Other Works
Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832):
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
Berdyaev, Nicolas (1874-1948):
The Destiny of Man
Bradley, F. H. (1846-1924):
Ethical Studies (1876)
Broad, Charles D. (1887-1971):
Five Types of Ethical Theory
Buber, Martin (1878-1965):
Good and Evil
Burckhardt, Jacob (1818-1897):
Force and Freedom (1868-1871), V. "The Great Men of History"
Dewey, John (1859-1952):
Outlines of a Critical Theory of Ethics (1891)
Fromm, Erich (1900-1980):
Man for Himself
Hume, David (1711-1776):
Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751)
James, William (1842-1910):
Essays on Faith and Morals
Lippmann, Walter (1889-1974):
Preface to Morals
Maritain, Jacques (1882-1973):
The Rights of Man and the Natural Law (1942);
The Person and the Common Good (1966);
True Humanism (1934)
Moore, George E. (1873-1958):
Ethics (1912)
Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900):
Beyond Good and Evil;
The Genealogy of Morals
Nowell-Smith, Patrick:
Ethics
Otto, Max:
Science and the Moral Life
Ross, William D. (1877-1971):
The Right and the Good (1930)
Royce, Josiah (1855-1916):
Studies of Good and Evil (1898);
The Philosophy of Loyalty (1908)
Taylor, A. E. (1869-1945):
The Faith of a Moralist (1930)
Vivas, Eliseo:
The Moral Life and the Ethical Life
Wild, John:
Plato's Modern Enemies and the Theory of Natural Law

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Adapted from
Adler's Philosophical Dictionary (1995)
and
Great Ideas from the Great Books (1963)
by Mortimer J. Adler

Revised 5 November 2000

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