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Applied Ethics by Peter A. Singer

Applied Ethics (1986)

by Peter A. Singer

Other authors: Jonathan Glover (Contributor), R. M. Hare (Contributor), John Harris (Contributor), David Hume (Contributor), Nicholas Measor (Contributor)9 more, John Stuart Mill (Contributor), Thomas Nagel (Contributor), Derek Parfit (Contributor), Louis Pascal (Contributor), James Rachels (Contributor), Janet Radcliffe Richards (Contributor), Peter A. Singer (Contributor), Judith Jarvis Thomson (Contributor), Michael Tooley (Contributor)

Series: Oxford Readings in Philosophy

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A collection comprised of the following essays: Death [Thomas Nagel] • Of Suicide [David Hume] • Active and Passive Euthanasia [James Rachels] • A Defence of Abortion [Judith Jarvis Thomson] • Abortion and Infanticide [Michael Tooley] • The Survival Lottery [John Harris] • Speech in Favour of Capital Punishment [John Stuart Mill] • Judgement Day [Louis Pascal] • 'It Makes No Difference Whether or Not I Do It' [Jonathan Glover] • Overpopulation and the Quality of Life [Derek Parfit] • What is Wrong with Slavery? [R. M. Hare] • Separate Spheres [Janet Radcliffe Richards] • All Animals are Equal [Peter Singer] • Games Theory and the Nuclear Arms Race [Nicholas Measor].
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This volume collects a wealth of articles covering a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics, including active and passive euthanasia, abortion, organ transplants, capital punishment, the consequences of human actions, slavery, overpopulation, the separate spheres of men and women, animal rights, and game theory and the nuclear arms race. The contributors are Thomas Nagel, David Hume, James Rachels, Judith Jarvis Thomson, Michael Tooley, John Harris, John Stuart Mill, Louis Pascal, Jonathan Glover, Derek Parfit, R.M. Hare, Janet Radcliffe Richards, Peter Singer, and Nicholas Measor.

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