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Peter A. Singer

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Værker af Peter A. Singer

Animal Liberation (1975) 1,744 eksemplarer
Practical Ethics (1980) 1,002 eksemplarer
Marx: A Very Short Introduction (1980) 881 eksemplarer
The Ethics of What We Eat (2006) 846 eksemplarer
Hegel: A Very Short Introduction (2001) 728 eksemplarer
Writings on an Ethical Life (2000) 507 eksemplarer
A Companion to Ethics (1991) 388 eksemplarer
Ethics (1994) — Redaktør — 200 eksemplarer
In Defence of Animals (1985) — Redaktør; Forord; Efterskrift — 195 eksemplarer
Applied Ethics (1986) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 122 eksemplarer
Bioethics: An Anthology (1999) — Redaktør — 99 eksemplarer
Famine, Affluence, and Morality (2015) 86 eksemplarer
A Companion to Bioethics (1998) 79 eksemplarer
Democracy & Disobedience (1973) 40 eksemplarer
The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics (2008) — Redaktør — 39 eksemplarer
Why Vegan?: Eating Ethically (2020) 30 eksemplarer
The Greens (1996) 17 eksemplarer
Embryo experimentation (1990) 11 eksemplarer
Bioethics at the Bedside (1999) 7 eksemplarer
Mit Fisch gegen Herzinfarkt (1997) 2 eksemplarer
Heavy Petting 2 eksemplarer
Tratat de etica 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Lives of Animals (1999) — Bidragyder — 616 eksemplarer
The Best American Essays 2007 (2007) — Bidragyder — 471 eksemplarer
The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy (1987) — Bidragyder — 427 eksemplarer
Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved (2006) — Bidragyder — 362 eksemplarer
The Best American Essays 2000 (2000) — Bidragyder — 214 eksemplarer
Western Philosophy: An Anthology (1996) — Forfatter, nogle udgaver190 eksemplarer
The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature (1999) — Bidragyder — 182 eksemplarer
German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche (1997) — Bidragyder — 139 eksemplarer
50 Voices of Disbelief: Why We Are Atheists (2009) — Bidragyder — 97 eksemplarer
Save the Animals: 101 Easy Things You Can Do (1990)nogle udgaver85 eksemplarer
Examined Life: Excursions With Contemporary Thinkers (2009) — Bidragyder — 77 eksemplarer
Philosophy Bites Back (2012) — Bidragyder — 65 eksemplarer
Philosophy now : an introductory reader (1972) — Bidragyder — 25 eksemplarer
God, the Good, and Utilitarianism: Perspectives on Peter Singer (2014) — Bidragyder — 11 eksemplarer
The Effective Altruism Handbook (2015) — Introduktion; Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer
Johdatus eläinfilosofiaan (2013) 2 eksemplarer

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Juridisk navn
Singer, Peter Albert David
Australia (birth)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
University of Melbourne (BA Hons)
University of Melbourne (MA)
University of Oxford (BPhil)
Princeton University
Monash University
International Association of Bioethics
Priser og hædersbevisninger
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)]



arthurjc | 5 andre anmeldelser | 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 andre anmeldelser | 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.
Nealmaro | 6 andre anmeldelser | 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.
NickEdkins | 5 andre anmeldelser | May 27, 2023 |



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