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Singer, Peter 1946-

Overview
Works: 190 works in 1,576 publications in 21 languages and 58,332 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Creator, Speaker, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Other
Classifications: BJ1012, 170
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Animal liberation by Peter Singer( Book )

106 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that those who oppose human suffering must also oppose inflicting suffering on animals
Practical ethics by Peter Singer( Book )

160 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equality for animals - Euthanasia - Embryo and foetus - Abortion - Ethics
One world : the ethics of globalization by Peter Singer( Book )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book encompasses four main global issues: climate change, the role of the World Trade Organization, human rights and humanitarian intervention, and foreign aid. Singer addresses each vital issue from an ethical perspective and offers alternatives to the state-centric approach that characterizes international theory and relations today. On climate change, for example, he sees the ethical issue as one that concerns a common global resource - the capacity of the atmosphere to absorb waste gases. How much of this resource should developed notions appropriate, and how much should be left for developing nations? Regarding the WTO, Singer asks whether the organization allows free trade to override all other values, and he assesses the evidence for and against the view that globalization helps the poor. In his consideration of human rights, the author asks to what extent we can develop global laws protecting human rights and what the criteria for intervention should be when these rights are violated. Finally, Singer addresses the obligations of the world's rich nations to assist the poor nations."--Jacket
A Companion to ethics by Peter Singer( Book )

85 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, some of today's most distinguished philosophers survey the whole field of ethics, from its origins, through the great ethical traditions, to theories of how we ought to live, arguments about specific ethical issues, and the nature of ethics itself
Hegel by Peter Singer( Book )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 10 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many people regard Hegel's work as obscure and extremely difficult, yet his importance and influence are universally acknowledged. In this short introduction, the author provides a broad discussion of Hegel's ideas and an account of his major works
Rethinking life & death : the collapse of our traditional ethics by Peter Singer( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a reassessment of the meaning of life and death, a noted philosopher offers a new definition for life that contrasts a world dependent on biological maintenance with one controlled by state-of-the-art medical technology
In defense of animals by Peter Singer( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and Animal Liberation over thirty years ago Essays explore new ways of measuring animal suffering, reassess the question of personhood, and draw highlight tales of effective advocacy Lays out "Ten Tips for Activists", taking the reader beyond ethical theory and into the day-to-day campaigns for animal rights
The way we eat : why our food choices matter by Peter Singer( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the practices of the modern food industry, exposing its exploitation, waste, and inhumane treatment of animals, and provides guidelines for making informed and ethical choices in the selection of food products
Marx by Peter Singer( Book )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Singer identifies the central vision that unifies Marx's thought, enabling us to grasp Marx's views as a whole. Singer sees him as a philosopher primarily concerned with human freedom, rather than as an economist or a social scientist. He explains alienation, historical materialism, the economic theory of "Capital," and Marx's ideas of communism in plain English, and concludes with an assessment of Marx's legacy
The life you can save : acting now to end world poverty by Peter Singer( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing that our current response to world poverty is not only insufficient but ethically indefensible, philosopher Peter Singer offers a seven-point plan that mixes personal philanthropy (figuring how much to give and how best to give it), local activism (spreading the word in your community), and political awareness (contacting your representatives to ensure that your nation's foreign aid is really directed to the world's poorest people)
Writings on an ethical life by Peter Singer( Book )

41 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
The president of good & evil : the ethics of George W. Bush by Peter Singer( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the moral failure of George W. Bush, revealing a pattern of ethical confusion and self-contradiction when speaking out on such controversial issues as stem cell research, the war in Iraq, and the United States as a global power
Animal rights and human obligations by Tom Regan( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of historical, theoretical and applied articles on the ethical considerations in the treatment of animals by human beings
The expanding circle : ethics and sociobiology by Peter Singer( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Should the baby live? : the problem of handicapped infants by Helga Kuhse( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few subjects have generated so many newspaper headlines and such heated controversy in recent years as the treatment or non-treatment, of handicapped newborns. This book is a philosophical analysis of the subject, but accessibly written and rooted in practicalities and case studies throughout. The authors examine the doctrine of the absolute sanctity of human life; look at some actual examples where decisions have been made one way or the other; consider criteria for deciding when life is worthwhile; investigate the differences between killing and letting die; compare Western attitudes and practices with those of other cultures; and make proposals for a decision-making framework. --From publisher's description
Animal factories by Jim Mason( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative examination of the mass-production method of raising animals, studies the effects of overcrowding, poor nutrition, drugs, artificial insemination, and lack of exercise on animals bred for consumption
A companion to bioethics by Helga Kuhse( Book )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building on the model used by Peter Singer in his Companion To Ethics, this text consists of 47 essays designed to present the key issues and concepts in bioethics
Democracy and disobedience by Peter Singer( Book )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Darwinian Left : politics, evolution, and cooperation by Peter Singer( Book )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, a renowned bioethicist argues that the political left must radically revise its outdated view of human nature. He shows how the insights of modern evolutionary theory, particularly on the evolution of cooperation, can help the left attain its social and political goals." "Singer explains why the left originally rejected Darwinian thought and why these reasons are no longer viable. He discusses how twentieth-century thinking has transformed our understanding of Darwinian evolution, showing that it is compatible with cooperation as well as competition, and that the left can draw on this modern understanding to foster cooperation for socially desirable ends. A Darwinian left, says Singer, would still be on the side of the weak, poor, and oppressed, but it would have a better understanding of what social and economic changes would really work to benefit them. It would also work toward a higher moral status for nonhuman animals and a less anthropocentric view of our dominance over nature."--BOOK JACKET
The death of the animal : a dialogue by Paola Cavalieri( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J.M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory category of "the animal" becomes meaningless. In so doing, she presents a nonhierachical approach to ethics that better respects the value of the conscious self." "As Peter Singer writes in his foreword, the implications of this conversation extend far beyond the issue of the moral status of animals. They "get to the heart of some important differences about how we should do philosophy, and how philosophy can relate to our everyday life." From the divergences between analytical and continental approaches to the relevance of posthumanist thinking in contemporary ethics, the psychology of speciesism, and the practical consequences of an antiperfectionist stance, The Death of the Animal confronts issues that will concern anyone interested in a serious study of morality."--Jacket
 
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A Companion to ethics
Alternative Names
Peter Singer Australisch filosoof

Peter Singer australischer Philosoph und Ethiker

Peter Singer australsk filosof a aktivista

Peter Singer bioetyk australijski

Peter Singer filosofo australiano

Peter Singer philosophe utilitariste

Petrus Singer

Piter Singer

Pīters Singers

Singer, Peter A.

Singer, Peter Albert David.

Singer, Peter Albert David 1946-

Sīngir, Pītir 1946-

Πέτερ Σίνγκερ

Питер Сингер

Пітер Сінгер

Сингер, Питер

סינגר, פיטר 1946-

פיטר סינגר

پیتر سینگر فیلسوف استرالیایی

പീറ്റർ സിങ്ങർ

피터 싱어

シンガー, P

シンガー, ピーター

ピーター・シンガー

彼得辛格

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Practical ethicsOne world : the ethics of globalizationA Companion to ethicsHegelRethinking life & death : the collapse of our traditional ethicsIn defense of animalsThe way we eat : why our food choices matterMarx