The Moral Domain is a hybrid, combining the best features of a reader and a textbook. First, it provides extensive readings from the central writings in ethics along with writings from literary figures who offer concrete examples of lived ethics. And second, it includes thorough introductionsand interspersed explanations and commentaries throughout, helping students to more fully understand and participate in the ethical ideas and issues.The philosophical selections are both Western and non-Western, including works and authors such as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hume, Kant, Mill, Nietzsche, MacIntyre, and Hursthouse, the Bhagavad Gita, Hsun-Tzu, and Confucian works. Literary figures include Sophocles, Tolstoy, the Bible, Camus,Twain, Dostoevsky, Golding, and Wharton, among others.The book is highly interactive, integrating philosophical and literary reading selections with explanations and a variety of study questions to test comprehension and encourage reflections. The book is ideal for introduction to ethics and moral philosophy courses.