Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2118: Moral agency in social context

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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.

T. Bender (ed.) (1992) The antislavery debate: capitalism and abolitionism as a problem in historical interpretation

G. Cohen (2000) If You’re an egalitarian, how come you’re so rich?

M. Moody-Adams (1997) Fieldwork in familiar places: morality, culture, and philosophy.

N. Pleasants (2008) ‘Institutional wrongdoing and moral perception’ Journal of Social Philosophy 39 (1), 96–115.

N. Pleasants ‘Moral argument is not enough: The persistence of slavery and the emergence of abolition’, Philosophical Topics, vol 38 (1), 2010, 139-60