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Peter Singer

Peter Singer

·4·26,455 Ratings
“ Nothing in nature is unbeautiful. ” ― Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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  • The Lives of Animals

    ·3.68·1,744 Ratings
    The idea of human cruelty to animals so consumes novelist Elizabeth Costello in her later years that she can no longer look another person in the eye: humans, especially meat-eating ones, seem to her to be conspirators in a crime of stupefying magnitude t
  • Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

    ·3.84·936 Ratings
    Hegel is regarded as one of the most influential figures on modern political and intellectual development. After painting Hegel's life and times in broad strokes, Peter Singer goes on to tackle some of the more challenging aspects of Hegel's philosophy. O
  • The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter

    ·4.07·2,323 Ratings
    A thought-provoking look at how what we eat profoundly affects all living things--and how we can make more ethical food choicesFive Principles for Making Conscientious Food Choices1. Transparency: We have the right to know how our food is produced.2. Fair
  • Practical Ethics

    ·4.05·1,856 Ratings
    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. For this second edition the author has revised all the existi
  • Writings on an Ethical Life

    ·4·524 Ratings
    Love him or hate him, you certainly can't ignore him. For the past twenty years, Australian philosopher and professor of bioethics Peter Singer has pushed the hot buttons of our collective conscience. In addition to writing the book that sparked the moder
  • One World: The Ethics of Globalization

    ·3.72·691 Ratings
    One of the world’s most influential philosophers here considers the ethical issues surrounding globalization. Peter Singer discusses climate change, the role of the World Trade Organization, human rights and humanitarian intervention, and foreign aid, s
  • Ethics

    ·3.81·119 Ratings
    What is ethics? Where does it come from? Can we really hope to find any rational way of deciding how we ought to live? If we can, what would it be like, and how are we going to know when we have found it? This book is not a conventional reader in moral ph
  • A Darwinian Left: Politics, Evolution and Cooperation

    ·3.77·230 Ratings
    In this ground-breaking 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 th
  • The Great Ape Project: Equality Beyond Humanity

    ·4.07·87 Ratings
    A compelling and revolutionary work that calls for the immediate extension of our human rights to the great apes.The Great Ape Project looks forward to a new stage in the development of the community of equals, whereby the great apes-chimpanzees, gorillas
  • In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave

    ·4.22·303 Ratings
    Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, InDefense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the newchallenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopherPeter Singer, who made animal righ
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