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Rethinking Peter Singer : a Christian critique

Author: Gordon R Preece
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does Peter Singer say about issues such as abortion, infanticide, euthanasia and animal rights? What does he say about Christianity? What exactly is his philosophy? These and other important questions about Peter Singer's views are addressed in a respectful but incisive way in this book by four fellow Australian scholars - Gordon Preece, Graham Cole, Lindsay Wilson and Andrew Sloane." "This is a book not only  Read more...
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Named Person: Peter Singer; Peter Singer; Peter Singer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon R Preece
ISBN: 0830826823 9780830826827
OCLC Number: 49355660
Description: 180 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Peter Singer --
hero or Herod? / Gordon Preece --
The unthinkable & unlivable Singer / Gordon Preece --
Singer, preference utilitarianism & infanticide / Andrew Sloane --
Singer on Christianity : characterized or caricatured? / Graham Cole --
Human beings --
species or special? : a critique of Peter Singer on animals / Lindsay Wilson --
Rethinking Singer on life & death / Gordon Preece.
Responsibility: Gordon Preece, editor.

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"What does Peter Singer say about issues such as abortion, infanticide, euthanasia and animal rights? What does he say about Christianity? What exactly is his philosophy? These and other important questions about Peter Singer's views are addressed in a respectful but incisive way in this book by four fellow Australian scholars - Gordon Preece, Graham Cole, Lindsay Wilson and Andrew Sloane." "This is a book not only for those who want to understand Peter Singer's views but for all those who want to understand the thinking that more and more informs all of our society's views on moral issues."--Jacket.

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