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References and further reading

  • Aristotle (c. mid 4th century) Nicomachean Ethics, trans. with notes by T. Irwin, Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, 1985.

    (Classic ancient discussion of honour and the virtues.)

  • Hobbes, T. (1651) Leviathan, ed. R. Tuck, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

    (Discusses honour in a society at war.)

  • Hollis, M. (1992) ‘Honour Among Thieves’, in M. Hollis and W. Vossenkuhl (eds) Moralische Entscheidung und rationale Wahl, Oldenbourg: Scientia Nova.

    (Considers honour in a consequentialist context.)

  • Hume, D. (1741/2) Political Essays, ed. K. Haakonssen, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

    (Discusses honour and fidelity.)

  • Kant, I. (1785) Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, in Kants gesammelte Schriften, ed. Königlichen Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin: Reimer, vol. 4, 1903; trans. with notes by H.J. Paton, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (originally The Moral Law), London: Hutchinson, 1948; repr. New York: Harper & Row, 1964.

    (References made to this work in the entry give the page number from the 1903 Berlin Akademie volume; these page numbers are included in the Paton translation. The work provides a classic exposition of a deontological standpoint.)

  • MacIntyre, A. (1980) After Virtue, London: Duckworth.

    (Influential rejection of the dichotomy beteween deontology and consequentialism.)

  • Moore, G.E. (1903) Principia Ethica, ed. T. Baldwin, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

    (Discusses value in ‘organic unities’.)

  • Reiner, H. (1972) ‘Ehre’, in Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophie, vol. 2, Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.

    (Includes discussion of Hobbes on honour.)

  • Solomon, R. (1993) Ethics and Excellence, Oxford: Oxford University Press, esp. 222.

    (A recent application of virtue ethics.)

Citing this article:
Roberts, Julian. Bibliography. Honour, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-L036-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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