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Practical ethics

Author: Peter Singer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 2. edView all editions and formats
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Peter Singer's remarkably clear and comprehensive Practical Ethics has become a classic introduction to applied ethics since its publication in 1979 and has been translated into many languages. The  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Singer
ISBN: 0521433630 9780521433631 052143971X 9780521439718
OCLC Number: 246657734
Description: XIII, 395 Seiten
Contents: 1. About ethics; 2. Equality and its implications; 3. Equality for animals?; 4. What's wrong with killing?; 5. Taking life: animals; 6. Taking life: the embryo and the foetus; 7. Taking life: humans; 8. Rich and poor; 9. Insiders and outsiders; 10. The environment; 11. Ends and means; 12. Why act morally?; Appendix: on being silenced in Germany; Notes; References and further reading.
Responsibility: Peter Singer.

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