Topics Currently Included in the International Encyclopedia of Ethics

White: currently published. New: light yellow; Revised: light green; Redone from scratch:light blue. Pub date in parenthesis.

[The ones in yellow, green, or blue will be available only online until all appear in the Second Print Edition (2020)]

Current Headwords (Topics)

A Posteriori Ethical Knowledge Faith Overridingness, Moral
A Priori Ethical Knowledge Falk, W. D. Pacifism
Abelard, Peter Family Palliative Care (17)
Abortion Fanon, Frantz (15) Paradox of Deontology
Academic Freedom (20) Fatherhood Paradox of Happiness
Accounting Ethics (19) Feinberg, Joel Paradoxes of Voting
Achievement (18) Feizi, Han (19) Parents' Rights and Responsibilities
Action Feminist Bioethics Parfit, Derek (19)
Addams, Jane Feminist Ethics (19) Particularism
Addiction (19) Feminist Metaethics Patents (19)
Adoption Feminist Political Theory Paternalism (15 & 20)
Adorno, Theodor W. Fetuses Patience (16) [revised 2020]
Adultery Fichte, Johann Gottlieb (19) Pedophilia
Advance Directives (19) Fictionalism, Moral Pediatric Organ Transplantation (20)
Adversarial System of Justice Filial Duties Perception, Moral
Advertising, Ethics of Firth, Roderick Perfectionism
Aesthetics and Ethics Food Ethics (19) Perry, Ralph Barton
Affirmative Action Foot, Philippa Personal Ideals (19)
African American Religious Ethics Forgiveness Personal Relationships
African Ethics (15) Foucault, Michel Personhood, Criteria of
African Politial Philosophy (15) Frankena, William K. Pharmacist Ethics
Agape Free Riding Phenomenology, Moral (19)
Age Discrimination Free Will Philanthropy (19)
Agent-Centered Options Frege-Geach Objection Philosophical and Religious Ethics (20)
Agent-Centered Restrictions Freud, Sigmund Plato
Agent-Relative vs. Agent-Neutral Friendship Plea Bargaining (19)
Aggregation (19) Frondizi, Risieri Pleasure
Agricultural Ethics Functionalism, Moral (19) Plotinus (20)
Aid, Ethics of Fuller, Lon L. (20) Political Correctness
AIDS (renamed "HIV / AIDS") (19) Game Theory and Rational Choice Political Ethics (19)
Al-Farabi Gandhi, Mohandas K. (15) Political Obligation
Alienation (20) Gender and Patriarchy in Religions Police Ethics (19)
Allocating Scarce Medical Resources Generalism vrs. Particularism Polyamory (16)
Altruism and Biology Generosity (19) Population (20)
Amnesty (19) Genetic Testing Pornography and Obscenity (20)
Amoralist (19) Genetically Modified Organisms Potential Persons
Analogical Arguments Genocide Poverty (20)
Anarchism (20) Geroethics (20) Power (20)
Ancient Ethics (18) Geulincx, Arnold (15) Practical Conditionals
Ancillary-Care Obligations Glass Ceiling (19) Practical Reasoning
Anger (19) Global Business Ethics Practical Virtue Ethics
Animal Cognition Global Distributive Justice Pragmatic Ethics
Animal Experimentation Global Finance (19) Pragmatic Theory of Action
Animal Rights Global Health Ethics Praise (19)
Animals, Moral Status of Global Poverty Praxis
Anscombe, G.E.M. Globalization Precautionary Principle (20)
Anthopocentrism Golden Rule Precedent (20)
Apology (19) Good and Bad Samaritanism Predatory Pricing
Applied Ethics Good and Better (20) Preference (20)
Aquinas, Saint Thomas Good and Good for (17) Prescriptivism
Arendt, Hannah Goodness, Varieties of Preventive and Preemptive War
Argumentative Ethics (20) Gratitude Price, Richard
Aristotle (20) Greatest Happiness Principle Prichard, H. A.
Arrogance (19) Greed (18) Pride
Arrow's Theorem Green, T.H. Prima Facie and Pro Tanto Oughts
Artificial Intelligence (19) Grief (15) Principlism
Aspiration (19) Grotius, Hugo Prioritarianism (18)
Assassination (19) Groups, Moral Status of Prisoners' Rights (19)
Association, Freedom of Guilt Privacy (20)
Associative Duties Guise of the Good Privacy and the Internet (16)
Atonement Gun Control (20) Pro Attitudes
Attention, Moral Guo Xiang Procreation Ethics (19)
Attitudes, Reactive Gusdorf, Georges (19) Productive Justice (19)
Augustine, Saint Guyau, Jean-Marie (15) Professional Ethics (15)
Austin, J. L. (20) Habit (2020) Profit Motive
Austin, John Happiness Projectivism
Authenticity Hare, R. M. Promises
Authority Harm Propaganda
Autonomy (20) Harm Principle Properties, Moral
Autonomy of Ethics (19) Harrington, James (19) Proportionality (in War)
Ayer, A. J. Hart, H.L.A. (18) Prostitution (renamed "Sex Work") (17)
Bad Faith and the Unconscious (19) Hartmann, Nicolai Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph
Badiou, Alain Hate Speech (20) Prudence (19)
Balguy, John Health and Disease in Religions Psychiatric Ethics (19)
Basic Income (19) Health Care Resources, Distribution of Psychopathy
Barth, Karl (16) Health Surveillance, Ethics of Psychopharmacology
Benefiting from Injustice (19) Hedonism Psychosurgery (20)
Benevolence (18) Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Public Goods
Bentham, Jeremy Heidegger, Martin Public Health Ethics
Bergson, Henri Hellenistic Ethics Public Philosophy (19)
Berlin, Isaiah (15) Highest Good Public Reason
Bias (18) Hindu Ethics Publicity (19)
Biocentrism (16) HIV / AIDS (19) [renamed from AIDS] Pufendorf, Samuel von
Bioethics Hobbes, Thomas Punishment
Biopolitics (15) Hobhouse, L.T. (17) Quasi-Realism
Biopiracy Holism (16) Queerness, Argument from (17 & 20)
Biotechnology (19) Holocaust (20) Quietism
Birth Control (19) Homicide Quotidian Ethics
Blame Homosexuality Rabbinic Ethics
Bloch, Ernst Honor Race, What It Is
Body (15) Hope (19) Racial Profiling (20)
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (15) Hospitality (15) Racism
Bluffing Human Rights and Religion (20) Ransom (19)
Boycotts Human Subjects, Research Use of Ranciére, Jacques
Bradley, F.H. (19) Humanitarian Intervention (18) Rape (19)
Brain Death Hume, David (20) Rashdall, Hastings (16)
Brain Drain (18) Humility (19) Rationalism in Ethics (17)
Brentano, Franz Humor, Ethics of Rationality
Bribery and Extortion Hunting Rauschenbusch, Walter
Buber, Martin Husserl, Edmund (19) Rawls, John (20)
Buck-Passing Accounts (19) Hutcheson, Francis Realism, Moral
Buddhist Ethics (20) Hybrid Theories of Moral Statements Reason and Passion
Bullying (16) Hybrid Theories of Well-Being (I9) Reasons
Burden of Proof (16) Hypocrisy (18) Reasons for Action, Morality and
Burke, Edmund Ideal Observer Theories Reasons, Internal and External
Business Ethics Idealization in Ethics Reasons, Motivating and Normative
Butler, Joseph Identity, Politics of Reasons: Atomism and Holism
Calvin, John Imagination in Ethics Reasonable Person Standard (19)
Camus, Albert (20) Immigration (19) Reciprocity
Capabilities Impartiality Recognition
Capital Punishment Imperatives, Categorical and Hypothetical Reconciliation (19)
Care Ethics Imperatives, Logic of (15) Reductionism in Ethics
Carritt, E.F. (16) Imperfect Duties (20) Reflective Equilibrium
Castes and Casteism (19) Implicit Bias (18) Refugees (20)
Casuistry Incest Regret (20)
Categorical Imperative (19) Incommensurability (and Incomparability) Reid, Thomas
Character (20) Infanticide Reification (19)
Charity Infectious Diseases Relational Autonomy (19)
Chastity Informed Consent Relational Ethics (16)
Cheating Inheritance (20) Relativism, Moral
Child Abuse and Neglect (19) Insanity Defense (19) Religion and Global Ethics
Children's Rights (19) Instrumental Value Religion and Politics (20)
Citizenship Integrity (18) Religion, Freedom of (19)
Civic Friendship Intellectual Property (19) Religious Saints
Civic Virtue Intellectual Virtue (18) Reparations (20)
Civil Disobedience Intention Reproductive Technology (20)
Civil Rights (20) Intentionality Repugnant Conclusion
Civilian Immunity Intergenerational Ethics (16 & 20) Research Ethics (18)
Civility (19) Internalism, Motivational Respect (20)
Climate Change International Bill of Rights (19) Response-Dependent Theories
Cloning International Criminal Justice (19) Responsibility (18)
Codes of Ethics International Relations (16 & 20) Responsibility, Continental Perspectives on (15)
Coercion (19) International Research Ethics Responsibility for Structural Injustice (18)
Coercive Wage Offers Internet Ethics Retribution
Cognitivism Intersubjectivity (20) Ricoeur, Paul (19)
Cohen, G.A (18) Intimidation (16) Rights (18)
Cohen, Hermann Intransitivity Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Coherentism, Moral Intrinsic Value Ring of Gyges
Collateral Consequences of Conviction (19) Intuitionism, Moral Risk (19)
Collateral Damage (20) Intuitions, Moral Robotics (19)
Collective Responsibility Islamic Ethics Rorty, Richard
Colonialism and Post-Colonialism Is-Ought Gap Rosemont, Henry, Jr. (20)
Commitment Jain Ethics Ross, W. D.
Commodification (19) James, William (16) Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Common Good (20) Jankélévitch, Vladimir (15) [revised: 2020] Rules, Standards, and Principles
Communitarianism Jaspers, Karl Russell, Bertrand
Companion Animals (15) Jefferson, Thomas Same-Sex Marriage
Companions in Guilt Strategy (17 &19) Journalistic Ethics (15) Sartre, Jean-Paul
Comparable Worth Journalistic Objectivity (15) Satisficing
Comparative Religious Ethics Just Cause (in War) (19) Savior Siblings
Compensatory Justice Just Price Scarcity (17)
Competitive Sports, Ethics of (20) Just War Theory, History of Scheler, Max
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (20) Justice (17) Schelling, Fredrich
Complicity (17) Juvenile Justice (17) Schleiermacher, Fredrich
Compromise (15) Kant, Immanuel Schopenhauer, Arthur
Computer Ethics (20) Kantian Business Ethics (19) Secession
Concepts vs. Properties, Moral Kantian Practical Ethics (20) Self-Deception
Condorcet (15) Kelsen, Hans (19) Self-Defense
Condorcet's Jury Theorem (20) Kierkegaard, Søren(16) Self-plagiarism (19)
Confidentiality Killing Self-Respect and Self-Esteem (19)
Conflict of Interest King Jr., Martin Luther Semantics, Moral
Confucian Ethics Laozi Sensibility Theory
Confucius Las Casas, Bartolome de (18) Sentience, Moral Relevance of
Conjoined Twins (17) Last Person Arguments Sentimentalism
Conscience Late Modern British Ethics (17 & 20) Sentiments, Moral
Conscience and Professionals Late Modern Continental Sex Work (formerly "Prostitution") (17)
Conscientious Objection (20) Partial- and After-Birth Abortion (16) Sexual Consent
Consent Latin American Ethics (20) Sexual Equality (19)
Consequentialism (20) Leadership Ethics (17) Sexual Harassment
Conservation Biology Leaking (19) Sexual Morality
Constructivism, Moral Legal Ethics Sexuality in Religions
Constitutivism, Moral (20) Legal Moralism (17) Shaftesbury, Third Earl of
Consumption, Ethics of (15) Levinas, Emmanuel Shame and Honor
Contextualism in Ethics (17, 19) Liberalism (18) Sidgwick, Henry (17 & 20)
Continental Feminist Ethics Liberation Theology and Ethics Sin, Concepts of
Contractualism (20) Libertarianism (20) Situationism (17)
Corporal Punishment Liberty Siting (20)
Corporate Culture Life, Meaning of (20) Skepticism, Moral
Corporate Governance (19) Life, Value of Slavery
Corporate Social Responsibility (19) Literature and Ethics (20) Slippery Slope Arguments
Corruption (19) Locke, John (19) Slurs (19)
Cosmopolitanism (17) Long-Term Care Social Contract (15 & 20)
Cost-Benefit Analysis (19) Lookism (17) Socrates
Courage Love (20) Solidarity (19)
Crimes Against Humanity Loyalty Sophists
Criminal Attempts (19) Luther, Martin (19) Species, the Value of
Criminal Justice Ethics Lying and Deceit Speech, Freedom of
Criminal Law Machiavelli, Niccolò Spencer, Herbert
Critical Theory Mackie, J. L. Spinoza, Baruch
Cryoethics Maimonides, Moses Stakeholder Theory
Cudworth, Ralph Malebranche, Nicolas (19) Stem Cell Research
Cybersecurity (19) Mandeville, Bernard Stereotyping (19)
Cyrenaics (20) Manipulation Stevenson, C. L. (19)
Daoist Ethics Marcel, Gabriel Stewart, Dugald
de Beauvoir, Simone Marcuse, Herbert (17) Stoicism
Death Marion, Jean-Luc Strawson, P. F.
Declaration of Helsinki (19) Maritain, Jacques (19) Strict Liability
Deep Ecology (20) Marriage (19) Suárez, Francisco
Deleuze, Gilles Marx, Karl Subjectivism, Ethical
Democracy Mead, George Herbert Subjective Theories of Well-Being (19)
Deontic Logic (20) Media Ethics (19) Suffering
Deontology Medical Futility (17) Sufficiency Principle (19)
Derrida, Jacques Medical Tourism Suicide
Desert Medieval Ethics (18) Supererogation
Desire Mencius Supervenience, Moral
Desire Theories of the Good (19) Mercenaries and Private Military Companies Surrogacy (20)
Deterrence (19) Mercy Survivor's Guilt (18)
Development Ethics (19) Metaethics (19) Sustainability
Dewey, John Metaethics and Ethics Sympathy
Diderot, Denis Methodology in Metaethics (16) Synthetic Life Sciences
Difference Principle Methods of Practical Ethics Targeted Killing (19)
Dilemmas, Moral (17) Military Necessity Taxation (19)
Dilthey, Wilhelm Military Occupation Territorial Rights (19)
Direction of Fit Mill, John Stuart Terrorism
Dirty Hands (15) Minimalism about Truth, Ethics and Testimony, Moral (20)
Disabilities, People with (20) Miskawayh (19) Thick and Thin Concepts (19)
Disability and Well-Being (19) Modesty (19) Thomasius, Christian
Disagreement, Moral (16) Montaigne, Michel de Thoreau, Henry David
Discourse Ethics Montesquieu, Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de Thought Experiments in Ethics (19)
Discretion (20) Moore, G. E. Time Bias (19)
Discrimination Moral Absolutes (20) Toleration
Disease Mongering (20) Moral Agency Torts (20)
Disgust (18) Moral Certainty (18) Torture
Distance, Moral Relevance of Moral Character (17) Trade Secrets (19)
Divine Command Moral Development Tragedy of the Commons
Doctrine of Double Effect Moral Expertise (18) Transformative Experiences (20)
Doing and Allowing Moral Education Transgender Rights (19)
Domestic Violence (20) Moral Equality of Combatants Transitional Justice (19)
Dōgen (16) Moral Judgment TRIPS (20)
Dual Use Research Moral Language, Uses of Troeltsch, Ernst
Duns Scotus Moral Luck Trolley Problem (15)
Durkheim, Emile Moral Point of View (19) Trust (20)
Duties to the Dead (19) Moral Progress (18) Truth Commissions (19)
Duty and Obligation Moral Psychology Truth in Ethics
Dworkin, Ronald (20) Moral Reasoning Twentieth Century Continental Ethics
Early Christian Ethics Moral Status Twin Earth, Moral
Early Modern Ethics (20) Moral Uncertainty (20) Ubutu Ethics (19)
Eastern Orthodox Ethics Morality, Definition of (20) Unity of Normativity (19)
Ecofeminism (19) Morally Tragic Life Universalizability
Ecological Restoration Motherhood Usury
Economic Sanctions Motivation, Humean Theory of Utilitarianism
Economics and Ethics Motivation, Moral Vaccination Policies
Edwards, Jonathan (15) [revised: 2020] Mozi Value Pluralism
Effective Altruism (19) Multiculturalism Value Realism
Egalitarianism Murdoch, Iris (19) Value, Fitting-Attitude Account of (19)
Egoism Mysticism and Ethics (19) Vegetarianism and Veganism
Embryo Research Nanotechnology, Ethics of (20) Veterinary Ethics (19)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo Narcissism (19) Victimless Crimes
Emotion Narrative Ethics (20) Violence
Emotivism Nationalism and Patriotism (19) Violent Sports (16)
Empathy (20) Native American Ethics Virtue
Employers and Employees Natural Law Virtue Ethics
Employment at Will Natural Resource Ownership (19) Von Wright, G. H. (19)
Ends and Means (19) Naturalism, Ethical (19) Voting, Ethics of (19)
Engineering Ethics Naturalistic Fallacy Vulnerability (18)
Enhancement, Biomedical Nature and the Natural Wang Yangming (16)
Environment and Ecology in Religions Needs War
Environmental Ethics Negligence War and Religion
Environmental Virtue Ethics Neo-Aristotelian Ethical Naturalism Weakness of Will
Epistemic Injustice (19) Neuroethics Weapons Research and Development (18)
Epistemology, Moral Niebuhr, Reinhold Weber, Max
Equality (16) Niebhur, Richard H. (15) Welfarism (19)
Equality of Opportunity Nietzsche, Friedrich Weil, Simone
Error Theory Nihilism Well-being
Ethical Investment Non-Cognitivism Whewell, William (17 & 20)
Ethical Issues in Teaching Nonideal Ethics (17) Whistleblowing (19)
Ethics in the Hebrew Bible Non-Identity Problem (20) White-Collar Crime
Ethics of Aging Non-Naturalism, Ethical Why Be Moral
Ethics of Belief (20) Nonviolence in Religions (19) Wilderness, Value of
Ethics of Competitive Sport Normative Ethics (19) William of Ockham
Ethnography and Ethics (17) Normativity Williams, Bernard
Eudaimonism Nuclear Weapons Wisdom
Eugenics Nudging (18) Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Euthanasia (19) Nursing Ethics Wolff, Christian (20)
Euthyphro Dilemma Objective Relativism Wollaston, William (16)
Evaluative vs. Deontic Concepts Objective Theories of Well-Being (19) Wollstonecraft, Mary
Evil (19) Objectification (19) Work, Ethics of (20)
Evolution, Ethics and (19) Offense World Hunger
Ewing, A.C. (19) Omissions (18) World Trade Organization
Executive Compensation (20) Online Journalism Worth/Dignity
Existentialism Open Question Argument Wu-wei (20)
Experimental Ethics Opportunity for Children and the Family (17) Wrong Kind of Reasons Problem
Expert Testimony, Ethics of (15) [Revised: 19] Oppression Wrongful Life
Expertise, Moral (19) Organ Transplantation Xunzi
Explanations, Moral Organic Unities Zoos and Aquariums (18)
Exploitation Ortega y Gasset, José (19) Zhu Xi
Externalism, Motivational Ought Zhuangzi
Fact-Value Distinction Ought Implies Can  
Fair Trade (19) Overcriminalization (20)