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Portal

Ethics Updates (Lawrence Hinman, University of San Diego)
Ethics Portal (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

ethics : the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation — Webster See also Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names (Philosophy Pages), Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Ethics investigates the questions “What is the best way for people to live?” and “What actions are right or wrong in particular circumstances?” In practice, ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality, by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime. As a field of intellectual enquiry, moral philosophy also is related to the fields of moral psychology, descriptive ethics, and value theory. — Wikipedia (Categories, Index of articles)

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ethics
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Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Introduction


Introduction to Ethics (Academy of Ideas)

Outline

Outline of Ethics (Wikipedia)

Preservation

History

Studies in the History of Ethics
History of Ethics (Wikipedia)
History of Ethics (Open Site)

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Bibliography

Ethics (Leslie E. Sponsel, Oxford Bibliographies)
Ethics Web Ring

Participation

Education

Course

Philosophy 160: Introduction to Ethics (Ben Eggleston, University of Kansas)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Organization

Society for Applied Philosophy
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
British Society for Ethical Theory
American Philosophical Association

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

The Journal of Ethics: An International Philosophical Review
Journal of Applied Philosophy
Ethics Journals (Peter King)
NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Ethics and Values Studies Program (National Science Foundation)

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


The Philosophical Lexicon (Daniel Dennett and Asbjørn Steglich-Petersen)
The Causes of death of philosophers
Uxbridge Dictionary of Philosophy (Hugh Mellor)
Philosophical Humor (David Chalmers, Philosophy Pages)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Latest Results for The Journal of Ethics The latest content available from Springer

  • Offensiphobia
    on February 19, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract This essay provides a critical philosophical assessment of “offensiphobia,” which is the belief that higher educational academic freedom ought to be to some important extent censured because of the mere offensiveness of certain kinds of expressions, whether those expressions are perceived as being racist, sexist, etc., effectively holding that the offensiveness of such expressions is a sufficient condition to justify its prohibition. This paper concisely […]

  • Moral Responsibility and the Moral Community:...
    on January 16, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract Michael Zimmerman has recently argued against the twofold Strawsonian claim that there can be no moral responsibility without a moral community and that, as a result, moral responsibility is essentially interpersonal. I offered a number of objections to Zimmerman’s view, to which Zimmerman responded. In this article, I respond to Zimmerman’s responses to my criticisms. […]

  • Obligation, Responsibility, and History
    on January 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract I argue that, each of the following, appropriately clarified to yield a noteworthy thesis, is true. (1) Moral obligation can affect moral responsibility. (2) Obligation succumbs to changes in responsibility. (3) Obligation is immune from changes in responsibility. […]

  • Socrates’ Aversion to Being a Victim of...
    on December 18, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Abstract In the Gorgias, Plato has Polus ask Socrates if he would rather suffer injustice than perform it. Socrates’ response is justly famous, affirming a view that Polus himself finds incredible, and one that even contemporary readers find difficult to credit: “for my part, I would prefer neither, but if it had to be one or the other, I would choose to suffer rather than do what is unjust” (Gorgias 469c1-2). In this paper, we take up the part of […]

  • Consequentialism and the Standard Story of Action
    on December 5, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Abstract I challenge the common picture of the “Standard Story” of Action as a neutral account of action within which debates in normative ethics can take place. I unpack three commitments that are implicit in the Standard Story, and demonstrate that these commitments together entail a teleological conception of reasons, upon which all reasons to act are reasons to bring about states of affairs. Such a conception of reasons, in turn, supports a consequentialist […]



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