Blog Posts - Peter Singer



5 Books That Changed My Relationship to Animals

There is a farm in my hometown where I used to volunteer, and when I’m in town I often find myself driving back toward it, pulling up to the red barns, jumping out to greet the pigs and chickens. Life has … Continued You just finished...
by Book Riot on May 13, 2015

Obamacare & Eugenics 101: Princeton Professor “Quite Reasonable” To Murder Disabled Babies? (VIDEO)

Ct Patriot: Let me ask you something? Is this 1938 in Nazi Germany? It sure seems like it to me. I am sure anyone who escaped the horrors of Hitlers Reich and made it to America that is still alive today would be more than glad to explain to the shee...
by Ct Patriots Blog on Apr 22, 2015

Will We Be Able To Justify The International Birthright Lottery To Our Grandchildren?

It is drowning season again in the Mediterranean. Over the coming months, thousands of people will die wretched little deaths in pursuit of a better life in Europe. Hundreds of thousands will risk all they have anyway, just as they do every year. And...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Apr 21, 2015

Migration Is A Human Right

It is drowning season again in the Mediterranean. Over the coming months, thousands of people will die wretched little deaths in pursuit of a better life in Europe. Hundreds of thousands will risk all they have anyway, just as they do every year. And...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Apr 21, 2015

Dying To Reach Freedom: Will we be able to justify the international birthright lottery to our grandchildren?

It is drowning season again in the Mediterranean. Over the coming months, thousands of people will die wretched little deaths in pursuit of a better life in Europe. Hundreds of thousands will risk all they have anyway, just as they do every year. And...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Apr 21, 2015

Will we be able to justify the international birthright lottery to our grandchildren?

It is drowning season again in the Mediterranean. Over the coming months, thousands of people will die wretched little deaths in pursuit of a better life in Europe. Hundreds of thousands will risk all they have anyway, just as they do every year. And...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Apr 21, 2015

Does Peter Singer's 'Utilitarian' Argument for Vegetarianism Add Up?

500,000 copies sold The contemporary animal rights movement owes a great intellectual debt to Peter Singer's pathbreaking book Animal Liberation (1975), also known as ‘the Bible of the Animal Liberation Movement’. In that book Singer made a bre...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Jul 14, 2014

Does the Utilitarian Argument for Vegetarianism Add Up?

The contemporary animal rights movement owes a great intellectual debt to Peter Singer's pathbreaking book Animal Liberation (1975). In that book Singer made a break with the dominant but limited Kantian argument that mistreating animals is a bad –...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Jul 14, 2014

Peter Singer: As Bases da Libertação Animal

Os princípios éticos dos direitos dos animais envolvem uma igualdade moral, e não, especificamente, biológica, entre as espécies. Quando Mary Wollstonecraft, feminista, publicou o livro “Defesa dos Direitos das Mulheres”, muitos consideraram...
by O Holocausto Animal on Apr 20, 2014

Para Além do Especismo Cristão

Durante quase dois milênios da história europeia, nos quais os dogmas cristãos poderiam ser questionados, muitos preconceitos criaram raízes profundas. Os humanistas são, justamente, críticos dos cristãos que não se libertaram do preconceito...
by O Holocausto Animal on Apr 7, 2014

Will we be able to justify the international birthright lottery to our grandchildren?

The recent drowning of several hundred illegal migrants off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa has caused a stir, as spectaculars tend to. But, really, this is no more than freak news. Like mass shootings in America or child abduc...
by The Philosopher's Beard on Oct 12, 2013

Utilitarianism and the treatment of animals

Utilitarians like Jeremy Bentham and, more recently, Peter Singer have led the way in arguing that the suffering of non-human animals should be considered as morally significant as human suffering. Yet it is not clear to me that the conclusions they...
by Screeds and Quibbles on May 24, 2013

NBC's 'Revolution' could use a ratings turnaround

A new ratings board listing for a game called 'Tekken Revolution' is something of a false alarm, claims Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada. The rating, which emerged this week on the Australian Classifications Board, points “The original ep...

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Bei Mike gibt es ein Zitat von Lucado zur Beziehung zwischen Glaube und Werken. Kim Fabricious “dudelt” zu allen möglichen Themen. Auszüge: A woman once asked me why I never preach on taking Jesus as your personal Lord and Saviour. R...
by Die Nacht ist vorgedrungen on Apr 10, 2013

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by Latest Tech and Science News on Dec 13, 2012

Of Animal Rights

This is a paper my groupmates and I made for our organization's Philosophical Discussion years ago. It aims to stimulate a discussion on the existence of Animal Rights. Animal Liberation, which is the idea that the most basic interest of animals shou...
by Pursuit of Nana on Jun 21, 2012


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