"Peter Singer" Essays and Research Papers

  • Peter Singer

    Peter Singer, an Australian philosopher and professor at Princeton University asks his students the simple question of whether...

    Developed country, Ethics, Good and evil 1227  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Outlook on Peter Singer

    My Outlook on Peter Singer’s Article: “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” Amanda Ponshock PHI 208 Ethics and Moral Reasoning Instructor:...

    Argument, Ethics, Famine, Affluence, and Morality 1337  Words | 4  Pages

  • Famine, Affluence, and Morality by Peter Singer

    Famine, Affluence, and Morality by Peter Singer The Elements of Reason #8 1. Use two or...

    Consequentialism, Ethics, Human 1107  Words | 4  Pages

  • Peter Singer: Sentience vs Self-Conciousness

    your answer.” More than three decades ago Peter Singer heralded the need for a new kind of liberation movement, one calling...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Human 1819  Words | 5  Pages

  • Singer Solution to World Problems

    coffee or that pair of shoes because they are on sale? Would you be able to give up something insignificant in order to give someone the most precious gift...

    Average Joe, Debt, Household income in the United States 1105  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Singer Solution to World Poverty

    In the New York Times Article “ the Singer Solution to World Poverty” the author Peter Singer argues that there is...

    An American Family, Audience, Donation 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • Flaws of Peter Singer's Arguments

    people who advocate this movement is Peter Singer. Singer uses many logical arguments that are reasoned and well...

    Animal Liberation, Animal liberation movement, Animal rights 2564  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philosphy

    things we take for granted and would hardly notice if they were not there. Is that so wrong? (Singer, 12). There are countless debates on this...

    Aesthetics, Consequentialism, Ethics 1132  Words | 3  Pages

  • Famine

    Famine Is Not A Charity Case John Lim PHI208 Instructor McCart 6-2-2013 Famine Is Not A Charity Case Peter...

    Bangladesh, Ethics, Famine 1658  Words | 5  Pages

  • Famous Thinkers

    Thinkers: Peter Singer and Bill Gates A thinker is an individual who reasons intellectually; this individual generally shares...

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, Creativity 1567  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bioethics Final Paper

    thought I could really do it, but since we had the class about this topic, I have been vegetarian for two months and cannot see myself stopping anytime soon....

    Animal rights, Ethics, Jeremy Bentham 1538  Words | 4  Pages

  • Animals Right

    are humans’ friends. The other people might do not think so. Because people have different values of animals, the arguments are commenced. Since 1977, all of...

    Animal rights, Human, Intrinsic value 894  Words | 3  Pages

  • Moral Responsibility

    PHI200 Dr. Maul 11/26/12 Moral Responsibility Around the world, in many third world countries, human suffering is caused by many causes like ethnic...

    Argument map, Counterargument, Duty 1274  Words | 4  Pages

  • Explain the difference between rule, act and preference utilitarianism.

    actions are based on the maximisation of pleasure for a particular society where the rules are used. Contrasting to Act and Rule Utilitarianism there is...

    Ethics, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill 961  Words | 3  Pages

  • Famine, Affluence, and Morality

    Famine, Affluence, and Morality PHI 208 Famine, Affluence, and Morality In the article, Peter Singer’s purpose is to draw...

    Duty, Ethics, Human 771  Words | 3  Pages

  • Paper on Poverty

    Response to Peter Singer’s Speech Peter Singer’s speech on a solution to world poverty made a lot of good points concerning how...

    Africa, Form of the Good, Peter Singer 1073  Words | 3  Pages

  • Animal Liberation

    1980). Animals are sentient beings, this enables them to be able to sense, suffer, understand or experience subjectively (Singer 1975). Animal...

    Animal liberation movement, Ethics, Peter Singer 1331  Words | 6  Pages

  • Give Back the World

    explaining, comparing, and critiquing the ideas presented in two diametrically opposite articles: the late biologist and environmentalist Garret Hardin's...

    Ethics, Garrett Hardin, Lifeboat ethics 1131  Words | 3  Pages

  • Phil. outline

    Intro to Ethics Outline over “Utilitarianism and Vegetarianism” I. Tom Regan argues Peter Singer’s utilitarianism obligation to be...

    Agriculture, Animal liberation movement, Animal rights 779  Words | 3  Pages

  • Are We Morally Obligated to Help Others?

    in a bag of chips remorseful enough to reach for their wallet with their free hand. Peter Singer’s Utilitarian theory highlights this...

    Ethics, John Stuart Mill, Morality 1804  Words | 5  Pages

  • Famous Thinkers

    their willingness to educate others about a cause. I choose two different famous thinkers that have made an impact in their own special areas of expertise....

    Animal rights, Animal welfare, Bill Gates 1270  Words | 4  Pages

  • Animal Rights - Is It Morally Wrong to Eat Meat?

    possible number happiness. There are many questions that arise as a result of the views presented by different philosophers. One of the questions that...

    Animal rights, Human, Jeremy Bentham 886  Words | 3  Pages

  • On the Moral Fabrications of Meat

    claim that both the killing and subjugation of any animal for the benefit of mankind’s sustenance is a crime against nature, hence “immoral”. This line of...

    Animal liberation movement, Animal rights, Ethics 1938  Words | 5  Pages

  • Arguments on Utilitarianism

    Cited Bentham, Jeremy. "Push-Pin and Poetry." Ethics. Ed. Peter Singer. Oxford University Press: New York, 1994. 199-200....

    Ethics, Human, Jeremy Bentham 1260  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ethics and Social Justice

    suffer both physically and emotionally. It’s an act that goes against and completely defies ethical teachings and all forms of morality in the society...

    Ethics, Human rights, Jeremy Bentham 1635  Words | 5  Pages

  • Outline key features of utilitarianism

    but prioritises the pleasure of a more intellectual nature rather than lower pleasures such as eating food or having sex. More recently, different...

    Animal rights, Ethics, James Mill 1133  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ethical Treatment of Animals

    where as animals use instinct. Christian philosopher St Thomas Aquinas argued since only beings that are rational are capable of determining their actions,...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Human 1683  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mill: Utilitarianism

    thinkers who began to discover a clearer definition of the concept in the early nineteenth century. Ideas of John Stuart Mill and his predecessor Jeremy...

    Ethics, James Mill, Jeremy Bentham 1564  Words | 6  Pages

  • Utilitarianism Aspects Of Theory

    pleasures could lead to happiness. Mill talked of ‘competent judges’: “On a question which is the best worth having of two pleasures, the judgment of those...

    Hedonism, Human rights, Jeremy Bentham 916  Words | 1  Pages

  • Examine the Key Ideas of Utilitarianism

    preference of others. This allows people to define what pleasure and pain is for them. R.M Hare argued for preference utilitarianism as he believes the...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Hedonism 977  Words | 3  Pages

  • Utilitarianism vs. Individualism

    the foundational ethical imperative would not be utilitarianism. Another reason why an individualist to become a utilitarian was proposed by...

    Ford Motor Company, Ford Pinto, Hedonism 1366  Words | 4  Pages

  • business in context

    Lecture 1 Required Reading Reference: Velasquez, M. (2012). Business ethics: concepts and cases, (7th ed.) (pp. 76-83). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson....

    Ethics, Ford Motor Company, Immanuel Kant 790  Words | 2  Pages

  • Utalitarianism

    appeared. Preference Utilitarianism is a theory supported by Peter Singer. He believed that you should maximise the best...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Hedonism 2021  Words | 6  Pages

  • Religious Studies - Edexcel. Investigations: Abortion 50 mark essay

    cause problems if there is too much flexibility as it can undermine the sanctity of life, which is a firm belief with religious and some non-religious...

    Ethics, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill 1484  Words | 3  Pages

  • Arthur Miller, an Enemy of the People

    other brother, Peter Stockmann, took an opposing stance believing that the health spa was the towns only means to economic salvation, and that...

    Ethics, James Mill, Jeremy Bentham 869  Words | 3  Pages

  • Objections to Utilitarianism

    however dire your situation might be; granted that you have a duty not to lie, then you ought not to lie – not even to a...

    Consequentialism, Ethics, Immanuel Kant 1467  Words | 7  Pages

  • examine the key principles of utilitarianism

    already mentioned, there are more types of utilitarianism, such as: Preference utilitarianism and two-rule utilitarianism. Preference utilitarianism was...

    Animal rights, Hedonism, Jeremy Bentham 1920  Words | 5  Pages

  • All Animals Are Equal

    In our world, protests occur each day on the issues of animal cruelty and human rights, but when the issues are put together which will reign over the other?...

    Animal rights, Clinical trial, Experiment 1760  Words | 5  Pages

  • Calculating Consequences: the Utilitarian Approach to Ethics

    all. For further reading: John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism (Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc., 1957). Harlan B. Miller & William H. Williams,...

    Ethics, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill 1356  Words | 4  Pages

  • Key Features of Utilitarianism

    some situations, it might be better if they did steal but to them, it’s the wrong thing to do no matter whether it brings them to a better condition....

    Animal rights, Ethics, Jeremy Bentham 1193  Words | 3  Pages

  • Utilitarianism Notes

    Preference Utilitarianism • 'Preference Utilitarianism' superseded Mill's Rule Utilitarianism. It was put forward by several scholars, who advocated it...

    Ethics, Hedonism, Intrinsic value 1313  Words | 5  Pages

  • Utilitarianism

    other hand, Mill’s Rule system lacks the flexibility to make sensible choices in difficult situations. It may be that some other and more modern version of...

    Ethics, James Mill, Jeremy Bentham 1042  Words | 4  Pages

  • Utilitarianism

    conception of impartiality - The utility or interest of the party involved is to be counted equally. (NO privileged class under Utilitarianism) 2) The...

    Ethics, James Mill, Jeremy Bentham 1037  Words | 5  Pages

  • Eth 501 Case 2

    process this tool that could be used to harm people. The reason is that many lives had been saved. Therefore, the supplying of the transistors would...

    Applied ethics, Artificial pacemaker, Business ethics 1657  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philosophy - Psychological Egoism

    will refer to Thomas Hobbes’ idea of social contract theory explained in depth in James Rachels’ book The Elements of Moral Philosophy as it is an important...

    Ethical egoism, Ethics, Morality 1630  Words | 4  Pages

  • Kantian Theory

    this kind of unequal consideration, leadership would not be recognizable to us (Price 2006, ch. 4). Utilitarian moral theory, as developed by philosophers...

    Consequentialism, Ethics, Immanuel Kant 2233  Words | 6  Pages

  • Explain Utilitarianism

    other hand, Mill’s Rule system lacks the flexibility to make sensible choices in difficult situations. It may be that some other and more modern version of...

    Ethics, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill 1586  Words | 4  Pages

  • Explain The Preference Utilitarianism Of Peter Singer

    Explain the Preference Utilitarianism of Peter Singer Preference Utilitarianism is based on the idea that a good action is one...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Henry Sidgwick 500  Words | 1  Pages

  • Singer vs Regan

    Environmental Ethics: Singer vs Regan Environmental ethics is defined: as a part of philosophy which considers extending the traditional...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Intrinsic value 761  Words | 2  Pages

  • Essay On Singers Solution

     a reader or to make him/her get awestruck. ...

    Appeal, Audience, Child 874  Words | 4  Pages

  • Singer vs Solomon

    Reference. Taylor, A. (2008). Examined Life: Peter Singer on our obligation to alleviate suffering [video file]. Retrieved...

    Bioethics, Business ethics, Ethics 395  Words | 2  Pages

  • Peter Singer’s Solution to World Poverty

    Peter Singer’s Solution to world poverty How can we help people in need, and become better human beings? How can it be that we have money for...

    Donation, Ethics, Giving 783  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Singer Solution to World Poverty Response

    In his essay, “The Singer Solution to World Poverty”, the author Peter Singer wrote a few hypothetical examples to...

    English-language films, Investment, Peter Singer 609  Words | 2  Pages

  • Critical Analysis of Peter Singer's Famine Affluence and Morality

    CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF PETER SINGER’S “FAMINE, AFFLUENCE AND MORALITY” In his article “Famine, Affluence and Morality” Peter...

    Consequentialism, Ethics, Famine, Affluence, and Morality 553  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Long Way Gone Informative Essay

    s  until outside forces put an end to it.                                       Smith 6  Works Cited  beah, ishmael. ​...

    Ishmael Beah, Military use of children, Peter W. Singer 1430  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Value of Life

    The Value of Life: Singer, Regan, Davis 1. Introduction In this paper, I will argue that even though Animal Rights Theory is more successful...

    Animal rights, Animal testing, Animal welfare 3791  Words | 12  Pages

  • Outline the Main Principles of Utilitarianism

    of utilitarianism Utilitarianism is a teleological theory. Three main philosophers have come up with different types of utilitarianism these being: Bentham,...

    Consequentialism, Hedonism, Jeremy Bentham 664  Words | 2  Pages

  • answers q2

    they may be eaten because do not have souls like we do and are lower on the food chain Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found on p. 1 of Tom...

    Animal rights, Ethics, Jeremy Bentham 1841  Words | 13  Pages

  • Outline the key features of utilitarianism

    philosophers have come up with different types of utilitarianism. Jeremy Bentham introducing Act Utilitarianism and John Stuart Mill trying to improve the...

    Ethics, Hedonism, James Mill 735  Words | 2  Pages

  • ‘Utilitarianism Is Unsatisfactory as a Theory of Ethics

    say it is moral to kill a rapist, ignoring the fact that murder is immoral. Although Utilitarianism is not perfect, some people believe it is still...

    Ethics, Hedonism, Jeremy Bentham 581  Words | 2  Pages

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