Brief, affordably priced and thorough, The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems 4th edition (PDF), is ideal for courses in introductory ethics and contemporary moral problems. Featuring 42 readings divided into four parts — The Good Life, Metaethics, Normative Ethics, and Moral Problems — it introduces college students to ethical theory and a wide range of moral issues. The essays include selections from such historically influential philosophers as Hume, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill alongside work by contemporary philosophers like Robert Nozick, Philippa Foot, Peter Singer, and Judith Jarvis Thomson. Detailed reading introductions provide helpful contextual information.
– The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems 4e PDF
Designed as a companion reader to Russ Shafer-Landau’s textbook, The Fundamentals of Ethics 4th Edition, this volume is also comprehensive enough to be used on its own.