David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1993)
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.
|Keywords||Ethics Social ethics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$7.87 new (77% off) $24.68 direct from Amazon (28% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BJ1012.S49 1993|
|ISBN(s)||0521297206 9780521439718 0521433630 0521543061 052143971X 9780521707688 0521707684 0521881412|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Alex John London (2000). Amenable to Reason: Aristotle's Rhetoric and the Moral Psychology of Practical Ethics. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 10 (4):287-305.
Audrey Leathard & Susan Goodinson-McLaren (eds.) (2007). Ethics: Contemporary Challenges in Health and Social Care. Policy Press.
Peter Singer (ed.) (1991). A Companion to Ethics. Blackwell Reference.
James Fishkin (1981). Book Review:Practical Ethics. Peter Singer. [REVIEW] Ethics 91 (4):665-.
Sarah Banks (2006). Ethics and Values in Social Work. Palgrave Macmillan.
Lieve Van Hoof (2010). Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Matti Häyry (1992). Abortion and Applied Ethics. Social Philosophy Today 7:177-186.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads69 ( #16,549 of 1,008,456 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #64,735 of 1,008,456 )
How can I increase my downloads?