Philosophy 450: Ethical Theory
Final Exam Study Guide
Text of Moore, Principia Ethica,
(focus on Sections 1-17)
Text of Hume's Treatise of Human Nature (read
Book II, Pt. III, Section
III, and Book III, Pt. I, Sects.
I and II)
Text of Railton, "Moral
Text of Railton, "Alienation,
Consequentialism, and Morality"
--Darwall, Chpts. 1
2 in Philosophical Ethics
--Aristotle, Book I,
VI, and Book
VII Nicomachean Ethics
1 and 2, Chpts.
3 and 4, and Chpt. 5 of Utilitarianism
and First Section, Second Section,
--Hume, from A
--Moore, from Principia
--Mackie, from Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong
and External Reasons," "A
Critique of Utilitarianism," and
"Persons, Character, and Morality"
--Mill or Kant