Practical Ethics / Edition 2

Practical Ethics / Edition 2

by Peter Singer, Singer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052143971X

ISBN-13: 9780521439718

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focusing on the application of ethics to difficult and controversial social questions, this second edition of a classic introduction to applied ethics has been completely revised, updated and expanded since its original publication in 1979.

Overview

Focusing on the application of ethics to difficult and controversial social questions, this second edition of a classic introduction to applied ethics has been completely revised, updated and expanded since its original publication in 1979.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521439718
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
411
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of 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 fetus; 7. Taking life: humans; 8. Rich and poor; 9. Climate change; 10. The environment; 11. Civil disobedience, violence and terrorism; 12. Why act morally?

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