By Peter Singer

ISBN-10: 0631187855

ISBN-13: 9780631187851

During this quantity, a few of present day so much distinctive philosophers survey the full box of ethics, from its origins, in the course of the nice moral traditions, to theories of ways we should stay, arguments approximately particular moral matters, and the character of ethics itself. The ebook may be learn instantly via from starting to finish; but the inclusion of a multi-layered index, coupled with a descriptive define of contents and bibliographies of proper literature, implies that the amount additionally serves as a piece of reference, either for these coming afresh to the research of ethics and for readers already conversant in the topic.

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M. Hare is Graduate Research Professor in the University of Florida and White's Professor of Moral Philosophy Emeritus in the University of Oxford. His books include The Language of Morals, Freedom and Reason, and Moral Thinking. Dale Jamieson is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Values and Social Policy at the University of Colorado. He has published many articles in various areas of philosophy, and is co-editor of Interpretation and Explanation in the Study of Animal Behavior.

Page xx Menachem Kellner teaches in the Department of Jewish History and Thought at the University of Haifa. He is the editor of Contemporary Jewish Ethics, translator of Isaac Abravanel's Principles of Faith, and author of Dogma in Medieval Jewish Thought, Maimonides on Human Perfection, Maimonides on Judaism and the Jewish People, and essays on medieval and modern Jewish thought. Helga Kuhse is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Bioethics at Monash University. She is the author of The Sanctity-of-Life Doctrine in Medicine and (with Peter Singer) of Should the Baby Live?

He has published widely in many areas of philosophy. Chad Hansen is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Vermont. He has spent over seven years in Asia and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese. His publications include Language and Logic in Ancient China and A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought, along with numerous articles on Chinese philosophy. R. M. Hare is Graduate Research Professor in the University of Florida and White's Professor of Moral Philosophy Emeritus in the University of Oxford.

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