Chapter 12. Singer

  1. Christopher Belshaw Senior Lecturer Staff Tutor2 and
  2. Gary Kemp Senior Lecturer3
  1. Lori Gruen Associate Professor

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305685.ch12

12 Modern Philosophers

12 Modern Philosophers

How to Cite

Gruen, L. (2009) Singer, in 12 Modern Philosophers (eds C. Belshaw and G. Kemp), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305685.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Open University, UK

  2. 3

    University of Glasgow, UK

Author Information

  1. Wesleyan University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152617

Online ISBN: 9781444305685

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Keywords:

  • Peter Singer's philosophy - criticism of sanctity-of-life views;
  • “hypocrites”;
  • utilitarianism;
  • practical ethics - animals;
  • non-speciesist utilitarian test - NSUT;
  • practical ethics - euthanasia;
  • practical ethics - poverty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Utilitarianism

  • Practical Ethics

  • A Meaningful Life

  • References