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Peter Singer (1) (1946–)

Autor(a) de Animal Liberation

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Peter Singer (1) foi considerado como pseudónimo de Peter A. Singer.

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Obras por Peter Singer

Foram atribuídas obras ao autor também conhecido como Peter A. Singer.

Animal Liberation (1975) 1,752 exemplares, 21 críticas
Practical Ethics (1980) 1,003 exemplares, 7 críticas
Marx: A Very Short Introduction (1980) 883 exemplares, 12 críticas
The Ethics of What We Eat (2006) 850 exemplares, 9 críticas
Hegel: A Very Short Introduction (2001) 730 exemplares, 7 críticas
One World: the Ethics of Globalization (2002) 534 exemplares, 1 crítica
Writings on an Ethical Life (2000) 511 exemplares, 6 críticas
How Are We to Live? Ethics in an Age of Self-Interest (1995) 368 exemplares, 2 críticas
Ethics (1994) — Editor — 200 exemplares, 2 críticas
In Defence of Animals (1985) — Editor; Prefácio; Posfácio — 195 exemplares
Famine, Affluence, and Morality (2015) 87 exemplares, 1 crítica
Democracy & Disobedience (1973) 40 exemplares
Why Vegan?: Eating Ethically (2020) 30 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Greens (1996) 17 exemplares
Embryo experimentation (1990) 11 exemplares
Mit Fisch gegen Herzinfarkt (1997) 2 exemplares
Heavy Petting 2 exemplares
Tratat de etica 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Foram atribuídas obras ao autor também conhecido como Peter A. Singer.

The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy (1987) — Contribuidor — 427 exemplares, 2 críticas
Western Philosophy: An Anthology (1996) — Autor, algumas edições191 exemplares
Save the Animals: 101 Easy Things You Can Do (1990)algumas edições85 exemplares
Nothing Makes You Free: Writings by Descendants of Jewish Holocaust Survivors (2002) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares, 1 crítica
Philosophy now : an introductory reader (1972) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Johdatus eläinfilosofiaan (2013) 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Singer, Peter Albert David
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Melbourne, Australia
University of Melbourne



Book title and author: The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically by Peter Singer. reviewed 6-3-24

Why I picked this book up: I have been working with a disabled man that ended up having a disorder along the autism spectrum disorder scale and he often went back to the concept of aulterism and just having or enjoying things even if he did not win as as is cross country in school so this book interested me.

Thoughts: Professor Singer went to a high school and they began as an working on animal liberation to be more sensitive to animal cruelty. This book made me think. This had other topics that were provoking. He talked about a couple that lives fully and happily on a small fraction of their income, and donates over 50% to charity, a lot of other people have done incredible amounts of good with their careers, others give away so much and do not seem to feel that it's a burden, but rather, it makes them happier and more fulfilled and others find charities and causes that will do the most good with donations.

Why I finished this read: Overall, the book was very readable, consuming, readable and challenging. It was also short, 175 pages.

Stars rating: because this book was so thought-provoking and eye opening for me living in this rich country, for me, it was a fun read and fun to finish I rated this book 4 if 5 stars.
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DrT | 6 outras críticas | Jul 4, 2024 |
arthurjc | 5 outras críticas | 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 outras críticas | 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 outras críticas | Jul 28, 2023 |



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