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some  resources

  • Joseph A. Amato. Victims and Values: A History and a Theory of Suffering, 1990.

  • Eric J. Cassell. The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine, 2004.

  • Thomas Dormandy. The Worst of Evils, The Fight Against Pain, 2006.

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR (Fourth Edition)

  • Peter Fairley. The Conquest of Pain, 1982.

  • Michel Foucault. Discipline and Punish, 1975.

  • Ariel Glucklich. Sacred Pain: Hurting the Body for the Sake of the Soul, 2001.

  • Peter D. Kramer. Against Depression, 2005.

  • René Fülöp-Miller. Triumph over Pain, 1938.

  • Cynthia Halpern. Suffering, Politics, Power : A Genealogy in Modern Political Theory, 2002.

  • Jamie Mayerfeld. Suffering and Moral Responsibility, 2005.

  • Theodore Millon. Masters of the Mind: Exploring the Story of Mental Illness from Ancient Times to the New Millennium, 2004.

  • David B. Morris. The Culture of Pain, 2002.

  • Patrick Wall. The Science of Suffering, 2000.

  • Martin S Pernick. A Calculus of Suffering. Pain, Professionalism, and Anesthesia in Nineteenth Century America, 1985

  • Elaine Scarry. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World, 1987.

  • Peter Singer. Animal Liberation, 1975

  • William Styron. Darkness Visible: A Memory of Madness, 1990.

  • François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire). Candide, ou l'Optimisme, 1759.

  • Louis Wolpert. Malignant Sadness, 2001.

Suggested additions/updates?
Future Opioids
BLTC Research
Utopian Surgery
Synthetic Biology
The Wired Society
The Good Drug Guide
The Abolitionist Project
The Hedonistic Imperative
Reprogramming Predators
The Reproductive Revolution
MDMA : Utopian Pharmacology
Critique of Huxley's Brave New World
Quantum Ethics? Suffering in the Multiverse