Some Suggestions..

  • Adams, R.M., Finite and Infinite Goods. A Framework on Ethics, Oxford university Press, Oxford 1999.
  • –, “Duns Scotus on the Goodness of God”, in «Faith and Philosophy», 4, Marilyn McCord, 1987, p. 486–505.
  • –, “Must God Create the Best?”, in «Philosophical Review», 81, 1972, p. 317–332.
  • Almeida, M., God, Freedom, and Worlds, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012.
  • Alston, W.P., “Some Suggestions for Divine Command Theorists”, in Christian Theism and the Problems of Philosophy, ed. by Beaty, University of  Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, 1990, p. 303–326.
  • Anselm, Monologion, in Monologion and Proslogion, ed. and trans. T. Williams, Hackett, Indianapolis 1996.
  • Aristotle, The Complete Works of Aristotle, J. Barnes (ed.), Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1984.
  • –, Nicomachean Ethics, R. Crisp (ed.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2000.
  • Beaty, M. (ed.), Christian Theism and the Problems of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame 1990.
  • Bentham, J., An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, J. Burns and H.L. A. Hart (ed.), Clarendon Press, Oxford 1996 [1789]
  • Bergmann, M. and Cover, J., “Divine Responsibility without Divine Freedom”, in «Faith and Philosophy», 23, 2006, p. 381–408.
  • Bergmann, M. and Kain, P. (eds.), forthcoming, Challenges to Religious and Moral Belief: Disagreement and Evolution, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014.
  • Berti, E., Il bene di chi? Bene pubblico e bene privato nella storia, Marietti, Genova 2014.
  • –, È bene definire il bene?,Orthotes Editrice,  Napoli-Salerno 2015.
  • Brague, R., “The Conditions under Which We May Have a Future”, in «Communio» 27, (2000). Here the pdf.
  • Brentano, F., Vom Ursprung sittlicher Erkenntnis [1902], Felix Meiner Verlag 1969, (English, The Origin of the Knowledge of Right and Wrong, transl., by Cecil Hague, Archibald Constable, Westminster 1902, (2nd trails, The Origin of Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong, by Roderick Chisholm and Elizabeth Schneewind, Routledge, London 1969), (italiano, Sull’origine della conoscenza morale, La Scuola, Brescia 1966).
  • –, Les Ancres dans le ciel: L’infrastructure métaphysique, Flammarion, Paris 2013.
  • Brey, P., Briggle, A. and Spence, E. (eds.), The Good Life in a Technological Age, Routledge, London 2012.
  • Carter, W.R., “Omnipotence and Sin”, in «Analysis», 42, 1982, p. 102–105.
  • Cicerone, De officiis.
  • Crisp, R., Reasons and the Good, Clarendon Press, Oxford 2006.
  • Davies, B., Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011.
  • Davison, S., On the Intrinsic Value of Everything, Continuum, New York 2012.
  • Donee, E., “The Nature and Impossibility of Moral Perfection”, in «Philosophy and Phenomenological Research», 54, 1994, p. 815–825.
  • Duns Scotus, J., Philosophical Writings, transl. by Allan Wolter, Nelson, Edinburgh 1962.
  • Desjardins, R., Plato and the Good: Illuminating the Darkling Vision, Brill, Boston 2003.
  • Feldman, F., Pleasure and the Good Life, Clarendon Press, Oxford 2004.
  • –, What is this Thing Called Happiness?, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2010.
  • Finnis, J., Natural Law and Natural Rights, 2nd edition, Clarendon Press, Oxford 2011.
  • Flanagan. O., The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 2007.
  • Gaiser, K., “Plato’s Enigmatic Lecture ‘On the Good'”, in «Phronesis» 25, (1980). Here the pdf.
  • Garcia, L.L., “The Essential Moral Perfection of God”, in «Religious Studies», 23, 1987, p. 137–144.
  • Geach, P.T., “Good and Evil”, in «Analysis» 17, (1956), 33–42. Here the pdf.
  • Graves, S., “God and Moral Perfection”, in «Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion», 5, 2012, p. 98–116.
  • Griffin, J., Well-being, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1986.
  • Grimi, E., “La verità di già che è buono. Epistemologia del bene comune e della giustizia”, «Archivio di filosofia», LXXXI, 2013, 3, pp. 108-117. Click here to the download (PDF).
  • Guleserian, T., “Can Moral Perfection Be an Essential Attribute?”, in «Philosophy and Phenomenological Research», 46, 1985, p. 219–241.
  • Haybron, D., The Pursuit of Unhappiness, Clarendon Press, Oxford 2008.
  • Howard-Snyder, D. and Howard-Snyder, F., “How an Unsurpassable Being Can Create a Surpassable World”, in «Faith and Philosophy», 11, 1994, p. 260–268.
  • Hurka, T., Perfectionism, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1993.
  • Husserl, E, Vorlesungen über Ethik und Wertlehre, 1908-1914, Kluger Academic Publishers 1988, tr. it. di P. Basso e P. Spinaci, Lineamenti di etica formale, Le Lettere, Firenze 2005(2).
  • –, Einleitung in die Ethik. Vorlesungen Sommersemester 1920 un 1924, Husserliana XXXVII, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London 2004. Ed. it. (parziale), Introduzione all’etica, Laterza, Napoli 2009.
  • –, Wert des Lebens. Wert der Welt. Sittlichkeit (Tugend) und Glückseligkeit, U. Melle (ed), Husserl Studies, 13 (1997), pp. 201-235.
  • Von Hildebrand, D., Ethik, in Gesammelte Werke, II, Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1973, (English), Ethics, Granciscan Press, 1973
  • –, Das Wesen der Liebe, in Gesammelte Werke, III, Habbel, Regensburg 1971. (English), J. Crodby (ed.), The Nature of Love, St. Augustine, 2009; (Italian), P. Premoli De Marchi (ed.), Essenza dell’amore, Bompiani, Milano 2003.
  • Jordan, J. and Howard-Snyder, D., Faith, Freedom, and Rationality, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 1996.
  • Kant, I., Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, 1785, in Kant 1996, p. 43–108. Cited by Academy edition pagination.
  • –, Practical Philosophy, ed. and trans. Mary J. Gregor, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1996.
  • Kraay, K., “Can God Choose a World at Random?”, in Nagasawa and Wielenberg, 2009, p. 22–35.
  • –, “Creation, Actualization, and God’s Choice Among Possible Worlds”, «Philosophy Compass», 3(4), 2008, p. 854–872.
  • Kramer H., Uber den Zusammenhang von Prinzipienlehre und Dialektik bei Platon. Zur Definition des Dialektikers Politeia 534 B-C (1966; 1972); (italiano) Dialettica e definizione del Bene in Platone, Vita e Pensiero, Milano 1989.
  • Kraut, R., What is Good and Why, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA 2007.
  • –, Against Absolute Goodness, Oxford University Press, New York 2011.
  • Kretzmann, N., “A General Problem of Creation: Why Would God Create Anything at All?”, in Scott MacDonald (ed)., Being and Goodness: The Concept of the Good in Metaphysics and Philosophical Theology, Conrnell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y, 1991, p. 208–228.
  • Langtry, B., God, The Best, and Evil, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2008.
  • Layard, R., Happiness: Lessons from a New Science, Penguin, London 2005.
  • Leibniz, G. W., “Essays on the Justice of God and the Freedom of Man”, 1710, in Theodicy, ed. Austin Farrer and trans. E. M. Huggard, Open Court, Chicago.
  • Leftow, B., “Necessary Moral Perfection”, «Pacific Philosophical Quarterly», 70, 1989, p. 240–260.
  • –, “God’s Deontic Perfection”, in «Res Philosophica», 90, 2013, p. 69–95.
  • MacDonald, S. (ed.), Being and Goodness. The Concept of the Good in Metaphysics and Philosophical Theology, Cornell University Press, Ithaca 1991.
  • McGinn, C., “Must I Be Morally Perfect?”, «Analysis», 52, 1992, p. 32–34.
  • Meyer, M., Principia Moralia, Fayard, Paris 2013.
  • Mill, J. S., “Mr. Mansel on the Limits of Religious Thought”, 1865, in N. Pike (ed.), God and Evil, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs 1964, p. 37–45.
  • Mill, J.S., Utilitarianism, R. Crisp (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford 1998 [1863].
  • Moore, G.E., Principia Ethica, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1903.
  • Morris, T. V., “Impeccability”, in «Analysis», 43, 1983, p. 106–112.
  • –, Anselmian Explorations, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, 1989a.
  • –,  “Duty and Divine Goodness”, in Morris 1989a, p. 26–41, 1989b.
  • –, “The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Anselm”, in Morris 1989a, 1989c, p. 10–25.
  • –, “The Necessity of God’s Goodness”, in Morris 1989a, 1989d, p. 42–69.
  • –, “Properties, Modalities, and God”, in Morris 1989a, 1989e, p. 76–97.
  • Morriston, W., “Is God ‘Significantly Free’?”, in «Faith and Philosophy», 2, 1985, p. 257–264.
  • Murphy, M.C., God and Moral Law: On the Theistic Explanation of Morality, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011.
  • –, “Toward God’s Own Ethics”, in Bergmann, M., and Kain, P., Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014.
  • Nagasawa, Y., “A New Defence of Anselmian Theism”, «Philosophical Quarterly», 58, 2008, p. 577–596.
  • Nagasawa, Y., and Wielenberg, Erik (eds.), New Waves in Philosophy of Religion, Palsgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2009.
  • Nietzsche, F.W., Jenseits von Gut und Böse, Druck und Verlag von C. G. Naumann, Leipzig 1886.
  • Nozick, R., Anarchy, State, and Utopia, Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1974.
  • Nussbaum, M.C., The fragility of goodness. Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1986, 2001, 2007. See this link.
  • Nussbaum, M. and A. Sen (eds.), The Quality of Life, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1993.
  • Parfit, D., Reasons and Persons, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1984.
  • Pfänder A., Motive und Motivation [1911], H. Spiegelberg (ed), Verlag Johann Ambrosius Barth, München 1963; (English) Phenolenology of Willing and Motivation, H. Spiegelberg (ed.), Northwestern University Press, 1967; (italiano) Persona e volontà: decidersi. Motivi e motivazione di A. Pfänder, in R. De Monticelli (ed.), La persona: apparenza e realtà. Testi fenomenologia 1911-1933, Raffaello Cortina Editore, milano 2000, p. 1-43.
  • Plato, Protagoras, C.C.W. Taylor (ed. and trans.), Clarendon Press, Oxford 1976.
  • –, Republic, G.M. Grube (trans.), revised C.D.C. Reeve, Hackett, Indianapolis.
  • Pigden, C.H., “Geach on ‘Good'”, «The Philosophical Quarterly», Vol. 40, No. 159 (Apr., 1990), pp. 129-154. Here the pdf.
  • Pike, N., “Omnipotence and God’s Ability to Sin”, in «American Philosophical Quarterly», 6, 1969, 208–216.
  • Pike, N. (ed.), God and Evil, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs 1964.
  • Raz, J., 1986, The Morality of Freedom, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1986.
  • –, Practical Reason and Norms, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1999.
  • –, “The Role of Well-being”, in «Philosophical Perspectives», 18, 2004, p. 269–94.
  • Reichenbach, B., Evil and a Good God, Fordham University Press, New York 1982.
  • Rogers, K., Perfect Being Theology, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 2000.
  • Ross W.D., The Right and the Good [1930], Oxford University Press, Oxford 2002, tr. it. R. Mordancy (ed.), Il giusto e il bene, Bompiani, milano 2004.
  • Rowe, W., Can God Be Free?, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004.
  • Russell, D.C., Happiness for Humans, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012.
  • Scanlon, T., What We Owe to Each Other, Belknap Press, Harvard 1998.
  • Scheler., M., Der Formalismus in der Ethik und die Materiale Werethik. Neuer Versuch der Grundlegend einer ethischer Personalismus [1916], Felix Meiner Verlag, 2014. (Italiano) R. Guccinelli (a cura di), Il formalismo nell’etica e l’etica materiale dei valori, Bompiani, Milano 2013.
  • Schindler, D.C., Plato’s Critique of Impure Reason: On Goodness and Truth in the Republic, The Catholic University of America Press, Washington D.C. 2008.
  • Schwarz, S.D., “The Right and the Good: two Fundamental Dimensions of Morality”, in «Aletheia», V (1992), p. 58-76.
  • Seifert, J., Essere e Persona. Verso una Fondazione fenomenologia di una Metafisica classica e personalistica. (Being and Person. Towards a Phenomenological Foundation of a Classical and Personalistic Metaphysics), Vita e pensiero, Milano 1989.
  • –, “The Idea of the Good as the Sum-total of Pure Perfections. A New Personalistic Reading of Republic Vi and VII”, in Giovanni Reale and Samuel Scolnikov (ed.), New Images of Plato. Dialogues on the Idea of the Good, Academia Verlag, Saint Augustin 2002, p. 407-424.
  • –, “Moral Goodness Alone Is ‘Good Without Qualifications’: A Phenomenological Interpretation and Critical Development of some Kantian and Platonic Ethical Insights into Moral Facts which Contribute to the Moral Education of Humanity”, in the Paideia Project (20th World Congress of Philosophy in Boston, August 10-15, 1988), http://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/TEth/TEthSeif.htm.
  • –, “La conoscenza del bene”, in: Seconda Navigazione, Annuario di filosofia, Mondadori, 1999, 113-146.
  • Seligman, M., Flourish: A New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being—and How to Achieve Them, Nicholas Brealey, Boston & London 2011.
  • Smith, M., The Moral Problem, Blackwell, Malden, MA, 1994.
  • Skorupski, J., The Domain of Reasons, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2010.
  • Søraker, J., Wong, P., Boer, J., De Rijt, J. and Brey, P. (eds), WellBeing in Contemporary Society, Springer, Berlin 2014.
  • Sterba, J.P., From Rationality to Equality, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015.
  • –, Ethics and the Problem of Evil, Templeton Conference Papers, Indiana, 2017.
  • Stump, E., “Intellect, Will, and the Principle of Alternative Possibilities”, in Beaty 1990, p. 254–287.
  • –, “God’s Obligations”, Philosophical Perspectives, 6, 1992, p. 475–491.
  • Sumner, W., Welfare, Happiness, and Ethics, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1996.
  • Swinburne, R., The Coherence of Theism, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1993.
  • Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Ia, 5;  I, 80-83; I-II q- 9.
  • –, De veritate, q. 21-22.
  • Tiberius, V.,The Reflective Life, Oxford University Press, New York 2008.
  • Ullman-Margalit, E. and Morgenbesser, S., “Picking and Choosing”, in «Social Research», 44, 1977, 757–785.
  • Von Wright, G.H., The Varieties of Goodness, Rutledge & Kegan Paul, London 1963.
  • Wainwright, W., “Jonathan Edwards, William Rowe, and the Necessity of Creation”, in Jordan and Howard-Snyder 1996, p. 119–133.
  • White, N., A Brief History of Happiness, Blackwell, Malden, MA 2006.
  • Wielenberg, E., “A Morally Unsurpassable God Must Create the Best”, in «Religious Studies», 40, 2004, p. 43–62.
  • Wierenga, E., The Nature of God: An Inquiry into the Divine Attributes, Cornell University Press, Ithaca 1989.
  • Zagzebski, L., Divine Motivation Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2004.