Reference Archives: Marxism and Ethics: Classics


Classics of Ethics

The Magna Carta, 1215

Duty and Man and Citizen, Samuel von Pufendorf, 1673

The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith, 1759

The Origin of Inequality, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1759

The Social Contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1762

The Metaphysics of Morals, Kant, 1785

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, 1789

On Subsistence Goods, Robespierre 1792

Justification of the Use of Terror, Robespierre 1794

Principles of Political Morality, Robespierre 1794

Philosophy of Right, Hegel, 1821

Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, 1849

Ethics: The Morality of the State, Bakunin, c. 1870

Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill, 1863

Beyond Good and Evil, Friedrich Nietzsche, 1886

Fragments on Ethics, George Herbert Mead, 1908/1934

The Social Self, George Herbert Mead, 1913

Existentialism is a Humanism, Jean-Paul Sartre, 1946

The Ethics of Ambiguity, Simone de Beauvoir, 1947

Modern Ethics

Subjugation of Women Under Capitalism: The Bourgeois Morality, Marlene Dixon, 1977

Beyond Justice, Agnes Heller, 1987

Communicative Ethics, Jürgen Habermas, 1998

The discussion on Communitarianism, Axel Honneth, 199

Crime and Ethical Life, Axel Honneth, 1992

Love, Rights and Solidarity, Axel Honneth, 1995

From Redistribution to Recognition?, Nancy Fraser, 1997



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