From the reader's vantage point of seeing the self as other, other issues of male feminism become increasingly poignant, ranging from the solicitude of listening to Céline (Chapter 2), the responsibility for noise in Nizan (Chapter 3), the asymmetrical pattern of face-to-face relationships in Maupassant (Chapter 4), the sovereignty of laughter in Bataille and Zola (Chapter 5), the call of the other in Italo Svevo (Chapter 6), the Woman as Other in Breton (Chapter 7), the ethical self in Drieu la Rochelle (Chapter 8), the response to Hannah Arendt (Chapter 9), and the vulnerability of Bernard-Henri Lévy (Chapter 10). This collection of classic and contemporary readings in ethics presents sharp, competing views on a wide range of fundamentally important topics: moral relativism and objectivism, ethical egoism, value theory, utilitarianism, deontological ethics, virtue ethics, ethics and religion, and applied ethics. To what extent is rationality ultimately the same in morality and science? Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. search for books and compare prices. Used on its own or as a companion to Jonathan Wolff’s An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, it offers an ideal collection of important readings in moral theory and compelling issues in applied ethics. rac38243_fm_i-xii.indd iii 10/27/11 7:07 PM. Ethics Introduced: Readings in Moral Philosophy in an anthology that provides students with foundational knowledge in moral philosophy by exposing them to a variety of classical and contemporary readings in ethical theory and application. TO what extent is the personal history of persons working in the field opf applied ethics relevant to assessing their work? A Short History of Ethics is a significant contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. Engaging with both historical and contemporary figures, this book explores the scope, limits, and requirements of morality. "This is an excellent introductory ethics reader. Moral Philosophy from Montaigne to Kant: An Anthology By Harlan Ellison , Stefan Rudnicki (narrator) and J. The anthology is divided into four parts. Practical Ethics / Applied Ethics / Moral Issues Applied Ethics by Chelsea Haramia The Ethics of Abortion by Nathan Nobis Euthanasia, or Mercy Killing by Nathan Nobis Theories of Punishment by Travis Joseph Rodgers The Death Penalty by Benjamin S. Yost The Badness of Death by Duncan Purves Is Death Bad? It is unique in its coverage of applied ethics, medical topics, and broad theoretical considerations of issues of life and death—the sanctity of life versus the quality of life, and the meaning of life and death. The section on Ethical Theory covers the classic theories as well as ethical relativism to orient students to the nature and importance of ethics. Most importantly, he has carefully edited the articles so that they will be exceptionally clear and understandable to undergraduate students. Readings are arranged thematically, carefully presenting a balanced representation of the subject as it stands. It is fitting for everyone to try to put his own house in order. The book is divided into three parts. The Fourth Edition dramatically increases the volume's utility by expanding and updating the selections and introductions while retaining the structure that has made previous editions so successful. It will be essential reading for students taking a course in the subject as well as being of considerable interest to the general reader. Mail Bibliography Includes bibliographical references. The Fourth Edition dramatically increases the volume’s utility by expanding and updating the selections and introductions while retaining the structure that has made previous editions so successful. His moral philosophy considers written texts to be natural places to discover relations of responsibility in Western philosophical systems which are marked by extreme violence and totalizing hatred. Selections are wisely chosen with attention paid to both theoretical and applied ethics, classical and contemporary authors, Eastern and Western traditions, and religious and nonreligious perspectives. Integrating literature with philosophy in an innovative way, this unique anthology uses literary works toenliven and make concrete the ethical theory or applied issues addressed. While ethics is understood to mean a relationship with the other and reading is the appropriation of the other to the self, readings according to Levinas naturally entail relationships with the other. Engaging with both historical and contemporary figures, this book explores the scope, limits, and requirements of morality.