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  1. Week 1: The Goodness of Life 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
      1. Well-Being and Death - Ben Bradley 2009

        Book Essential Chapter 1.

    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. Monism and Pluralism - Eden Lin 2015

        Chapter Recommended

  2. Week 2: Problems about the Badness of Death 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
      1. Well-Being and Death - Ben Bradley 2009

        Book Essential Chapter 2.

    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. Fischer and Lamenting Nonexistence - Elizabeth Harman 2011

        Document Recommended

  3. Week 3: More Problems about the Badness of Death 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
      1. Well-Being and Death - Ben Bradley 2009

        Book Essential Chapter 3.

    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. Death and the Value of Life - Jeff McMahan 1988

        Article Recommended

  4. Week 4: Death and Psychological Connectedness 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
      1. Well-Being and Death - Ben Bradley 2009

        Book Essential Chapter 4.

    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. The ethics of killing: problems at the margins of life - Jeff McMahan 2002

        Book Recommended Chapter 2, section 6.1, 'The Time‐Relative Interest Account' (begins p. 165). Available in Library and as an e-book.

      2. Well-Being and Time - David Velleman

        Chapter Recommended

  5. Week 5: Do You Really Want to Live Forever (and Ever)? 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
      1. Is Living Longer Living Better? - Larry S. Temkin 08/2008

        Article Essential

    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. The Makropulos case: reflections on the tedium of immortality - Bernard Williams

        Chapter Recommended (Chapter 6) - Problems of the Self

  6. Week 6: Killing & Letting Die: Doing versus Allowing Harm 5 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
      1. The Limits of Morality - Shelly Kagan 1991

        Book Essential Chapter 3.

    2. Recommended reading 4 items
      1. Saving Life and Taking Life - Richard L. Trammell 1975

        Article Recommended

      2. Causing death and saving lives - Jonathan Glover 1990

        Book Recommended Chapter 7.

  7. Week 7: Killing & Letting Die: Intending versus Foreseeing Harm 4 items
    1. Required reading 2 items
      1. The Limits of Morality - Shelly Kagan 1991

        Book Essential Chapter 5.

    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. Intricate Ethics - F. M. Kamm 2007

        Book Recommended Chapter 4.

  8. Week 8: Is It Better to Exist than Never to Exist at All? 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. The Value of Existence - Gustaf Arrhenius, Wlodek Rabinowicz 2015

        Chapter Recommended

  9. Week 9: What Makes Killing Wrong 2 items
    1. Required reading 2 items
      1. The ethics of killing: problems at the margins of life - Jeff McMahan 2002

        Book Essential Chapter 3 (pp. 189-199 and 232-265). Available in Library and as an e-book.

      2. Practical ethics - Peter Singer 2011

        Book Essential Chapters 2 and 4. (Ch. 4 digitised; copies of the book in the Library at BJ1012.S5...)

  10. Week 10: Saving the Greater Number 3 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
    2. Recommended reading 2 items
      1. Intricate Ethics - F. M. Kamm 2007

        Book Recommended Chapter 2.

  11. Week 11: Saving Identified versus Statistical Lives 5 items
    1. Required reading 1 item
    2. Recommended reading 3 items
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