By Peter Singer
During this quantity, a few of modern day so much unusual philosophers survey the total 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 e-book should be learn directly via from commencing to finish; but the inclusion of a multi-layered index, coupled with a descriptive define of contents and bibliographies of appropriate literature, signifies 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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P. cm. (Blackwell companions to philosophy) Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Ethics. 2. Social ethics. I. Singer, Peter. II. Series. 5pt Photina Printed and bound in Great Britain by MPG Books Ltd, Bodmin, Cornwall This book is printed on acid-free paper Page v INTRODUCTION The title A Companion to Ethics may suggest a volume with short entries, in alphabetical order, providing summary information about leading theories, ideas and people in the academic discipline of ethics. As a glance at the outline of the volume (following this introduction) will show, this book is very different.
Robert Goodin is Professorial Fellow in Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. He is Associate Editor of the journal Ethics, and author of various books in political theory and applied ethics, including most recently No Smoking: The Ethical Issues. Jean Grimshaw teaches in the Department of Humanities, Bristol Polytechnic. She is the author of Feminist Philosophers: Women's Perspectives on Philosophical Traditions, and works in the fields of philosophy, cultural studies and women's studies.
1. Ethics. 2. Social ethics. I. Singer, Peter. II. Series. 5pt Photina Printed and bound in Great Britain by MPG Books Ltd, Bodmin, Cornwall This book is printed on acid-free paper Page v INTRODUCTION The title A Companion to Ethics may suggest a volume with short entries, in alphabetical order, providing summary information about leading theories, ideas and people in the academic discipline of ethics. As a glance at the outline of the volume (following this introduction) will show, this book is very different.
A Companion to Ethics by Peter Singer