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An Introduction to Ethics
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Chapter 1
Bennett, Jonathan. “The Conscience of Huckleberry Finn,” Philosophy 49 (1974): 123–34.
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Chapter 2
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Kavka, Gregory.Hobbesian Moral and Political Theory (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1986).
Sidgwick, Henry. “Egoism,” in The Methods of Ethics, 7th edn. (London: Macmillan & Co., 1907), bk. II, pp. 119–95.
Sidgwick, Henry. “Pleasure and Desire,” in The Methods of Ethics, bk. I, ch. 4, pp. 39–56.
Chapter 3
Annas, Julia.Introduction to Plato's Republic (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981).
Griffin, James.Well-Being: Its Meaning, Measurement and Moral Importance (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986).
Kraut, Richard.Aristotle on the Human Good (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1989).
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Sachs, David.A Fallacy in Plato's Republic,” Philosophical Review 72 (1963): 141–58.
Chapter 4
Kagan, Shelly.The Limits of Morality (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989).
Lyons, David.Forms and Limits of Utilitarianism (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965).
Parfit, Derek.Reasons and Persons (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984).
Railton, Peter.Alienation, Consequentialism, and the Demands of Morality,” Philosophy & Public Affairs 13 (1984): 134–71.
Rawls, John.Two Concepts of Rules,” Philosophical Review 64 (1955): 3–32.
Urmson, J. O.The Interpretation of the Moral Philosophy of J. S. Mill,” Philosophical Quarterly 3 (1953): 33–39.
Chapter 5
Adams, Robert M. “A Modified Divine Command Theory of Ethical Wrongness,” in Religion and Morality: A Collection of Essays, Outka, Gene and Reeder, John P., Jr., eds. (Garden City, N.J.: Anchor Press, 1973), pp. 318–47.
Herman, Barbara. “Mutual Aid and Respect for Persons,” Ethics 94 (1984): 577–602.
O'Neil, Onora. Acting on Principle: An Essay on Kantian Ethics (New York: Columbia University Press, 1975).
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Chapter 6
Camus, Albert. The Stranger, Gilbert, Stuart, trans. (New York: Alfred Knopf, 1946).
Hill, Thomas E., Jr. Dignity and Practical Reason in Kant's Moral Theory (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1992).
Korsgaard, Christine. “The Right to Lie: Kant on Dealing with Evil,” Philosophy & Public Affairs 15 (1986): 325–49.
Nagel, Thomas. “The Absurd,” Journal of Philosophy 68 (1971): 716–27.
Sartre, Jean-Paul. Being and Nothingness, Barnes, Hazel, trans. (New York: Washington Square Press, 1956).
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Chapter 7
Anscombe, G. E. M. Intention, 2nd edn. (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1963).
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Davidson, Donald. “Action, Reasons, and Causes,” Journal of Philosophy 60 (1963): 685–700.
Frankfurt, Harry. “Free Will and the Concept of a Person,” Journal of Philosophy 68 (1971): 5–20.
Korsgaard, Christine. “Skepticism about Practical Reason,” Journal of Philosophy 83 (1986): 5–25.
Nussbaum, Martha.The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986), ch. 9.
Stocker, Michael. “Desiring the Bad,” Journal of Philosophy 76 (1979): 738–53.
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Williams, Bernard. “Internal and External Reasons,” in Rational Action, Harrison, Ross, ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980), pp. 17–28; reprinted in B. Williams, Moral Luck (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981), pp. 101–13.