Ethics in the Real World

82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter

Recommended by Nigel Warburton, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #33 in Utilitarianism, Ranked #35 in Ethicssee more rankings.

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 words.

In this book of brief essays, he applies his controversial ways of thinking to...

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Nigel Warburton He manages, in these essays, to address really deep questions in just two or three pages, often saying more than other people say in a whole book. (Source)

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