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Peter A. Singer

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Verk av Peter A. Singer

Djurens frigörelse (1975) 1,709 exemplar
Praktisk etik (1980) 985 exemplar
Marx: A Very Short Introduction (1980) 866 exemplar
The Ethics of What We Eat (2006) 840 exemplar
Writings on an Ethical Life (2000) 499 exemplar
A Companion to Ethics (1991) 385 exemplar
Ethics (1994) — Redaktör — 199 exemplar
In Defence of Animals (1985) — Redaktör; Förord; Efterord — 195 exemplar
Applied Ethics (1986) — Redaktör; Bidragsgivare — 120 exemplar
Bioethics: An Anthology (1999) — Redaktör — 97 exemplar
A Companion to Bioethics (1998) 76 exemplar
Democracy & Disobedience (1973) 40 exemplar
The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics (2008) — Redaktör — 39 exemplar
Why Vegan?: Eating Ethically (2020) 26 exemplar
The Greens (1996) 17 exemplar
Embryo experimentation (1990) 10 exemplar
Bioethics at the Bedside (1999) 7 exemplar
Heavy Petting 2 exemplar
Mit Fisch gegen Herzinfarkt (1997) 1 exemplar
Tratat de etica 1 exemplar

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Djurens liv (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 608 exemplar
The Best American Essays 2007 (2007) — Bidragsgivare — 469 exemplar
The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 420 exemplar
Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved (2006) — Bidragsgivare — 357 exemplar
The Best American Essays 2000 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 212 exemplar
Western Philosophy: An Anthology (1996) — Författare, vissa utgåvor184 exemplar
The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 174 exemplar
German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 137 exemplar
50 Voices of Disbelief: Why We Are Atheists (2009) — Bidragsgivare — 95 exemplar
Save the Animals: 101 Easy Things You Can Do (1990)vissa utgåvor86 exemplar
Examined Life: Excursions With Contemporary Thinkers (2009) — Bidragsgivare — 75 exemplar
Philosophy Bites Back (2012) — Bidragsgivare — 63 exemplar
Philosophy now : an introductory reader (1972) — Bidragsgivare — 24 exemplar
God, the Good, and Utilitarianism: Perspectives on Peter Singer (2014) — Bidragsgivare — 11 exemplar
The Effective Altruism Handbook (2015) — Inledning; Bidragsgivare — 5 exemplar
Johdatus eläinfilosofiaan (2013) 2 exemplar

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Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Singer, Peter Albert David
Födelsedag
1946-07-06
Kön
male
Nationalitet
Australia (birth)
UK
Födelseort
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Bostadsorter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Utbildning
University of Melbourne (BA Hons)
University of Melbourne (MA)
University of Oxford (BPhil)
Yrken
academic
bioethicist
Organisationer
Princeton University
Monash University
International Association of Bioethics
Priser och utmärkelser
Order of Australia (Companion, 2012)
Kort biografi
Peter Singer was educated at the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford. In 1977, he was appointed to a chair of philosophy at Monash University in Melbourne and subsequently was the founding director of that university's Centre for Human Bioethics. Peter Singer was the founding president of the International Association of Bioethics, and with Helga Kuhse, founding co-editor of the journal Bioethics. His works have appeared in twenty languages. He is the author of the major article on ethics in the current edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. [adapted from Primates and Philosophers (2006)]

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作者以短文的形式,從生活上的各個面向去探討許多大小事情的道德倫理。藉由這些議題的思考,是可以重新整理一下自己的價值觀,只是內裡也夾雜了一些作者強迫推銷的價值觀、倫理觀,讀來可能不會讓人覺得很舒服。
 
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arthurjc | 5 andra recensioner | Jan 3, 2024 |
Singer has given an account of problems which form an important part, but not nearly all, of Hegel's philosophy. There is, understandably, a lot of subject matter not considered. Having heard a lot about Hegel's preference for abstruse language, I was gladdened by how clear his arguments often are, and it might be primarily due to a sensible way of approaching Hegel. Ideas are developed in a linear fashion with few presuppositions about the reader's knowledge of jargon.

To the effect on an outline: we start off with Hegel's idea of history as the development of a certain kind of consciousness, that which deals with freedom, and then examines related doctrines such as Hegel's ideal society, and man's place in it as an individual. Adequate historical context is provided for most relevant discourse, both historical and philosophical (if a distinction can be made). Then, a further relevant problem is considered: what is it that drives the progress of consciousness of freedom.

All of Hegel's philosophy is interconnected, and often times a question that a reader may face a reader while reading, say, Philosophy of Right, will have been answered or at least treated in his other works.

Hegel's coded language is, in a few places, difficult to decipher, and while we can follow the overarching reasoning whilst keeping the goal of his arguments in mind, we may never know what he was trying to profess in these few sections. As impartial as Singer seems to have stayed throughout this book, I would have appreciated examples of practical Hegelian reasoning in domains other than Marxism. Hegelian dialectic is treated, albeit at the very end, after one has carried out Hegelian reasoning. A short section is devoted to the events following Hegel's death.

I think this stands as an adequate introductory guide to Hegel. An objection one can raise is with what often seems to be a softening of Hegel's ideas in order to make them seem inoffensive to our sensibilities. I don't know if the liberties Singer has taken are allowable or do to more to distort Hegel since I haven't read Hegel yet.
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haziqmir | 6 andra recensioner | Sep 29, 2023 |
This is Peter Singer getting a check, absolute revenue stream philosophy. That being said, it still does a pretty effective job in tantalising the reader to go further into the Hegel hole from which they will never return.
 
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Nealmaro | 6 andra recensioner | Jul 28, 2023 |
This was a tantalising introduction to Peter Singer's writing, but I suspect the newspaper column format doesn't do him justice. Each piece is well argued within the space allotted and the questions are intriguing, but the experience was a bit frustrating. I've since read his articles on oysters, so I know he's capable of more depth.
 
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NickEdkins | 5 andra recensioner | May 27, 2023 |

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ISBN
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