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InEthics: The Essential Writings,philosopher Gordon Marino skillfully presents an accessible, provocative anthology of both ancient and modern classics on matters moral. The philosophers represent 2,500 years of thought-from Plato, Kant, and Nietzsche to Alasdair MacIntyre, Susan Wolf, and Peter Singer-and cover a broad range of topics, from the timeless questions of justice, morality, and faith to the hot-button concerns of today, such as animal rights, our duties to the environment, and gender issues. Featuring an illuminating preamble, concise introductory essays on the giants of ethical theory, and incisive chapter headnotes to the modern offerings, this Modern Library edition is a perfect single-volume reference for students, teachers, and anyone eager to engage in reflection on ethical questions, including "What is the basis for our ethical views and judgments?" Gordon Marino is professor of philosophy and director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. A recipient of the Richard J. Davis Ethics Award for excellence in writing on ethics and the law, he is the author ofKierkegaard in the Present Age, co-editor ofThe Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard, and editor of theModern Libraryrs"s Basic Writings of Existentialism. His essays have appeared inThe New York Times.
Gordon Marino is professor of philosophy and director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. A recipient of the Richard J. Davis Ethics Award for excellence in writing on ethics and the law, he is the author of Kierkegaard in the Present Age, co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard, and editor of the Modern Library's Basic Writings of Existentialism. His essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other national publications.
Table of Contents
|From Plato to Kierkegaard|
|Euthyphro, Crito, and The Republic: Book II||p. 3|
|Nicomachean Ethics||p. 43|
|The Enchiridion||p. 85|
|City of God: Book XIX||p. 107|
|Summa Theologica: Question XCIV||p. 119|
|Leviathan: Part I. Of Man; Part II. Of Commonwealth||p. 134|
|An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals||p. 149|
|Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals||p. 188|
|Parerga and Paralipomena||p. 256|
|On the Genealogy of Morality||p. 274|
|The Sickness Unto Death: Part II||p. 299|
|Anthropology and the Abnormal||p. 309|
|Trying Out One's New Sword||p. 321|
|Existentialism and Human Emotion||p. 328|
|From Cruelty to Goodness||p. 333|
|The Disparity Between Intellect and Character||p. 350|
|Letter from a Birmingham Jail||p. 356|
|A Theory of Justice||p. 378|
|After Virtue||p. 396|
|Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education||p. 424|
|Mortal Questions||p. 445|
|Moral Saints||p. 462|
|A Sand County Almanac: The Land Ethic||p. 486|
|Rich and Poor||p. 506|
|The Case for Animal Rights||p. 530|
|Political Action: The Problem of Dirty Hands||p. 545|
|A Defense of Abortion Why Abortion is Immoral||p. 567|
|Permission Credits||p. 609|
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