The Eight Best Introductory Books on Ethics

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This page contains a list of the eight best introductory books on ethics. Finding good introductory philosophy books can be difficult for two reasons. First, searching google for recommendations usually doesn’t bring up anything useful. Second, phrases like “best books on ethics” are ambiguous. One person may be looking for a short, beginner friendly introduction, someone else may want a comprehensive academic overview, a third person may be looking for classic works on ethics. This list tries to account for this ambiguity by recommending different types of books on ethics. …

Best Quotes on Morality

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This page contains a collection of philosophical quotes on morality, arranged in roughly chronological order. Details about the author, book, chapter number, and translation are included where applicable. We ought not to retaliate or render evil for evil to anyone, whatever evil we may have suffered from him. – Socrates, as quoted in Plato, Crito, 49C, trans. Benjamin Jowett Morals excite passions, and produce or prevent actions. Reason of itself is utterly impotent in this particular. The rules of morality therefore, are not conclusions of our reason. – David Hume, …

Best Philosophical Quotes on Desire

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This page contains a collection of philosophical quotes on desire, arranged in roughly chronological order. These quotes are all genuine and details about the author, book, chapter number, and translation are included where applicable. Socrates: In every one of us there are two guiding and ruling principles which lead us whither they will; one is the natural desire of pleasure, the other is an acquired opinion which aspires after the best; and these two are sometimes in harmony and then again at war, and sometimes the one, sometimes the other …

The Five Best Books on Bioethics

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This page contains a list of the five best books on bioethics. Finding good introductory philosophy books can be difficult for two reasons. First, searching google for recommendations usually doesn’t bring up anything useful. Second, phrases like “best books on bioethics” are ambiguous. One person may be looking for a short, beginner friendly introduction, someone else may want a comprehensive academic overview, a third person may be looking for classic works on bioethics. This list tries to account for this ambiguity by recommending different types of books on bioethics. Here …

The Seven Best Books on Applied Ethics

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This page contains a list of the seven best books on applied ethics. Finding good introductory philosophy books can be difficult for two reasons. First, searching google for recommendations usually doesn’t bring up anything useful. Second, phrases like “best books on applied ethics” are ambiguous. One person may be looking for a short, beginner friendly introduction, someone else may want a comprehensive academic overview, a third person may be looking for classic works on applied ethics. This list tries to account for this ambiguity by recommending different types of books …