Applied Ethics (Readings in Philosophy)

ISBN 13: 9780198750857

Applied Ethics (Readings in Philosophy)

 
9780198750857: Applied Ethics (Readings in Philosophy)

These essays have been selected for their contribution to a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics, including nuclear war and world famine, abortion and euthanasia, human equality, and the moral status of animals.

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Peter Singer is at Princeton University.

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"An impressive line-up. The book is everything it purports to be. For someone who wants a short collection of many of the seminal and influential essays in applied philosophy, one probably can't do better than this."--Teaching Philosophy


"Excellent, provocative." --M.B. Montgomery, Drexel University


"The students in my introductory course respond enthusiastically to this book."--M.A. Box, Dickinson State University


"Excellent collection of some of the world's greatest contributors-past and present-to civilization! I am thoroughly impressed."--Susan B. Dickey, Temple University


"One of the best collections of readings both in terms of scope and aptness. Could be used as a foundation text in any course in applied ethics."--Manuel M. Davenport, Texas A&M University


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Published by Oxford University Press (1986)
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