Practical Ethics

Practical Ethics

Book - 1979
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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 existing chapters, added two new ones, and updated the bibliography. He has also added an appendix describing some of the deep misunderstanding of and consequent violent reaction to the book in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland where the book has tested the limits of freedom of speech. The focus of the book is the application of ethics to difficult and controversial social questions.
Publisher: Melbourne : Cambridge University, 1979.
ISBN: 9780521229203


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Feb 09, 2010

Excellent book and his arguments are simply not to be denied. It really forced me to consider my place in the world and how I am responsible for many of the evil acts that take place just by simply not acknowledging them. Real eye opener for how we let our ignorance rule. "Ignorance is bliss." Certainly changed my life and will be placed in my top 5 all time favorites.

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