General, Reference, and Introductory Books

Writings on an Ethical Life, by Peter Singer (2001)

(According to the New Yorker, "Peter Singer may be the most controversial philosopher alive; he is certainly among the most influential.")

Moral Moments, by Joel Marks (2000)


Practical Ethics, 2nd edition, by Peter Singer (1993)  

Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century, by Jonathan Glover<<Selection in Document>>
cover Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (4 Volumes),by Ruth Chadwick (Editor) (1997)  

Ethical Insights: A Brief Introduction, by Douglas Birsch (1998)
The Right Thing to Do: Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels (1998) EDITOR'S PICK! 

The Elements of Moral Philosophy, 4th edition, by James Rachels (2002)

Moral Issues in Global Perspective, by Christine M. Koggel (Editor) (1999) (Author's home page)

What Is Justice? Classic and Contemporary Readings, by Robert C. Solomon and Mark C. Murphy (Editors) (1999)
cover Contemporary Moral Issues: Diversity and Consensus, 2nd ed., by Lawrence M. Hinman (2000) (more info...)  


Can Ethics Provide Answers?: And Other Essays in Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels. (1996)
cover Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach, by Larry May (Editor), et al. (1997)  


Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics: An Introduction to Theories of Right & Wrong, by Steve Wilkens. Paperback (1995)


Critical Reasoning in Ethics: A Practical Introduction, by Anne Thomson. (1999)  

A Practical Companion to Ethics, by Anthony Weston. (1996)
Applied Ethics (Oxford Readings in Philosophy), edited by Peter Singer (1986)   Practical Ethics for Our Time, by Eiji Uehiro, Carl Becker (Translator)  (1998)
Practical Ethics, by Thomas Reid, Knud Haakonssen (Eds.) (1990)

A Common Humanity: Thinking about Love and Truth and Justice, by Raimond Gaita

See also our "Moral Philosophy & Ethical Theory" page.


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