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An OER Ethics Reader

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Affiliation: Alfred State College

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About the book

An OER Ethics Reader contains several foundational philosophical readings in the area of ethics. Readers will trace the historical progression of ethics from as early as Confucius and as late as John Stuart Mill. The PDF is a carefully-edited volume that is easily navigable with bookmarks and an interactive table of contents.

Table of Contents
  • SELECTIONS FROM THE ANALECTS BY CONFUCIUS, CA. 500 BC
  • SELECTIONS FROM THE REPUBLIC BY PLATO, 381 BC
  • SELECTIONS FROM NICOMACHEAN ETHICS BY ARISTOTLE, 350 BC
  • SELECTIONS FROM ON DUTIES BY MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO, 44 BC
  • LUKE 6.12-49, 10.25-37 FROM OPEN ENGLISH BIBLE, CA. 70 AD
  • SELECTIONS FROM AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLE OF MORALS AND LEGISLATION BY JEREMY BENTHAM, 1780 AD
  • FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE METAPHYSICS OF MORALS BY IMMANUEL KANT, 1785 AD
  • UTILITARIANISM BY JOHN STUART MILL, 1861 AD


Zachary Rhone

Dr. Zachary A. Rhone is an Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Alfred State College, where he teaches composition, literature, and philosophy courses. In addition to An OER Ethics Reader, Rhone’s recent publications include The Great Tower of Elfland: The Mythopoeic Worldview of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and George MacDonald, published by Kent State University Press, and he serves as the Book Review Editor for CSL: The Bulletin of the New York C. S. Lewis Society.

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