Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter

Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter Peter Singer Is Often Described As The World S Most Influential Philosopher He Is Also One Of Its Most Controversial The Author Of Important Books Such As Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life And Death, And The Life You Can Save, He Helped Launch The Animal Rights And Effective Altruism Movements And Contributed To The Development Of Bioethics Now, In Ethics In The Real World, Singer Shows That He Is Also A Master At Dissecting Important Current Events In A Few Hundred WordsIn This Book Of Brief Essays, He Applies His Controversial Ways Of Thinking To Issues Like Climate Change, Extreme Poverty, Animals, Abortion, Euthanasia, Human Genetic Selection, Sports Doping, The Sale Of Kidneys, The Ethics Of High Priced Art, And Ways Of Increasing Happiness Singer Asks Whether Chimpanzees Are People, Smoking Should Be Outlawed, Or Consensual Sex Between Adult Siblings Should Be Decriminalized, And He Reiterates His Case Against The Idea That All Human Life Is Sacred, Applying His Arguments To Some Recent Cases In The News In Addition, He Explores, In An Easily Accessible Form, Some Of The Deepest Philosophical Questions, Such As Whether Anything Really Matters And What Is The Value Of The Pale Blue Dot That Is Our Planet The Collection Also Includes Some Personal Reflections, Like Singer S Thoughts On One Of His Favorite Activities, Surfing, And An Unusual Suggestion For Starting A Family Conversation Over A Holiday FeastProvocative And Original, These Essays Will Challenge And Possibly Change Your Beliefs About A Wide Range Of Real World Ethical Questions

Animal Liberation, widely regarded as the touchstone of the animal liberation movement Not all members of the animal liberation movement share this view, and Singer himself has said the media overstates his status His views on that and other issues in bioethics have attracted attention and a degree of controversy Excerpted from

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  • Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
  • Peter Singer
  • English
  • 22 June 2018

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  1. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  2. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  3. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  4. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  5. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  6. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  7. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  8. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  9. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

  10. says:

    Posted at Heradas ReviewA wonderful collection of short essays, aimed toward every day people Each designed to introduce some difficult ethical questions to those that may have never been forced to confront them in their day to day lives.The only failure of this book is, in retrospect, actually a success, it being inherent to the function of what the book set out to achieve the essays are too brief, and as a result, often too black and white The author, a utilitarian, undoubtedly understood that this was unavoidable, and chose to sacrifice a complete, complex examination of each ethical quandary, in favor of reaching those most likely in need of asking these questions, by keeping the essays concise and to the point Easily digestible in a few minutes Demonstrably, this could be seen as the ethical choice according to utilitarianism, and with it Peter Singer has shown how legitimate his commitment to living an ethical life really is.The essays really are perfect for reading while you re waiting in line at a bank, or waiting to meet some friends at a restaurant, etc Bite size big questions about the world and how we fit into, both as a species, and individually And you can read them whenever you have a spare 3 4 minutes It s fantastic Since finishing this collection, I ve started following Singer online and reading his essays, published fairly frequently on Project Syndicate and various other websites They re all very insightful, and bring up all kinds of fun questions and dilemmas to ponder I think it s good for us to have to think occasionally about things that might make us uncomfortable It helps to free us of our various cages, protective barriers, ideologies, and comfort zones that we ve constructed around ourselves over the years It s good to stretch those bonds at least a little, so we can test them and see if they re still useful.

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