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Applied Ethics (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)

Applied Ethics (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)
Author: Peter Singer
ISBN 13: 9780198750673
ISBN 10: 198750676
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1986-12-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 270
List Price: $60.00

This volume collects a wealth of articles covering a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics, including active and passive euthanasia, abortion, organ transplants, capital punishment, the consequences of human actions, slavery, overpopulation, the separate spheres of men and women, animal rights, and game theory and the nuclear arms race. The contributors are Thomas Nagel, David Hume, James Rachels, Judith Jarvis Thomson, Michael Tooley, John Harris, John Stuart Mill, Louis Pascal, Jonathan Glover, Derek Parfit, R.M. Hare, Janet Radcliffe Richards, Peter Singer, and Nicholas Measor.