Philosophy for the Masses: Ethics
by David Bruce
Publisher: Smashwords 2013
Number of pages: 199
This book consists of a number of philosophical arguments that I find interesting and that I think that some other people may find interesting. May you be struck by philosophical lightning. My series of books on interesting philosophical arguments mainly consist of notes in essay form that I have made on the various books...
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by Benedict de Spinoza - eBooks@Adelaide
Spinoza uses the methods of Euclid to describe a single entity, properly called both 'God' and 'Nature'. From this follow the identity of mind and body, the necessary causation of events and actions, and the illusory nature of free will.
by Joanna Zylinska - Open Humanities Press
Even though Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene is first and foremost concerned with life, it is the narrative about the impending death of the human population (i.e., the extinction of the human species), that provides a context for its argument.
by Bertrand Russell
This is a famous but very controversial piece by Bertrand Russell. He examines several highly regarded arguments for the existence (or necessity) of God. His main point however is the possibility of morality based on another principle than God.
by Rudolf Eucken - G. P. Putnam's Sons
In our days morality has ceased to be a matter of unquestionable certainty, and has been drawn into the wave of disintegration which is passing over our minds. This text appeals less to students and philosophers than to the cultured public at large.