Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2028: Political Ethics: Theory and Case Studies

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 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.

Indicative Basic reading:


-          Coady, C. A. J., Messy Morality: The Challenge of Politics, Clarendon Press, Oxford (2008)

-          Gowans, Christopher W., (ed.), Moral Dilemmas, Oxford (1987)

-          Hampshire, Stuart, (ed.), Public and Private Morality, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1978)

-          Kekes, John. 1993. The Morality of Pluralism. Princeton: Princeton University Press

-          Steven Lukes, Moral Conflict and Politics, Clarendon Press, Oxford (1991)

-          Mendus Susan, Politics and Morality, Polity Press, Cambridge and Malden (2009)

-          Parrish, John, Paradoxes of Political Ethics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2007)

-          Dennis F. Thompson, Political Ethics and Public Office, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London (1987)