Postgraduate Module Descriptor

PHLM006: Contemporary Ethics

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Kwame Anthony Appiah (2008), Experiment in Ethics, Harvard University Press.

Seyla Benhabib (2011) Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times, Polity Press.

Alan Bleakley (2019) Routledge Handbook of Medical Humanities, Taylor and Francis.

Butler, Judith (2004) Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence. Verso.

Angela Davis (2012) The Meaning of Freedom and Other Difficult Dialogues, City Lights Press.

Michel Foucault/Paul Rabinow (1998) Ethics: Subjectivity and Truth (Essential Works of Foucault, 1954-1984, Vol. 1), the New Press.

Jürgen Habermas (2003) The Future of Human Nature, Polity Press.

David Kyle Johnson (2019) Black Mirror and Philosophy: Dark Reflections, Wiley Blackwell.

Hans Jonas (1973) Technology and Responsibility: Reflections on the New task of Ethics, Social Research Vol. 40/1, pp. 31-54.

Jean Kazez (2009) The Weight of Things: Philosophy and the Good Life, Wiley-Blackwell

Susan Sherwin (1992) No Longer Patient, Feminist Ethics and Health Care, Temple University Press.

Vandana Shiva (2005) Earth Democracy. Justice, Sustainability and Peace, North Atlantic Books.

Lisa Tessman (2009) Feminist Ethics and Social and Political PhilosophyTheorizing the Non-Ideal, Springer.