Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article (requires login). Case study: Teaching the ethics of eating meat", Cognition, vol. "Do ethics classes influence student behavior? Why Vegan? Peter Singer liefert in diesem Text an erster Stelle Beschreibungen darüber, was Ethik nicht ist und gibt uns dann Erklärungsversuche, was es ist und wie es verstanden werden soll. His mother had Alzheimer's disease. Das Paar hat drei Töchter. While Singer has previously written at length about the moral imperative to reduce poverty and eliminate the suffering of nonhuman animals, particularly in the meat industry, he writes about how the effective altruism movement is doing these things more effectively in his 2015 book, The Most Good You Can Do. After leaving school, Singer studied law, history, and philosophy at the University of Melbourne, earning a bachelor's degree in 1967. In Berlin gibt es Proteste gegen seinen geplanten Auftritt. For example, this approach would privilege a starving person's interest in food over the same interest of someone who is only slightly hungry. Auflage, Rowohlt Verlag 1996: S. 41. Some chapters of Animal Liberation are dedicated to criticising testing on animals but, unlike groups such as PETA, Singer is willing to accept such testing when there is a clear benefit for medicine. Weitere Themen sind die weltweite Armut, die Asylproblematik und Themen der ökologischen Ethik. [75], The same year, Singer was invited to speak in Marburg at a European symposium on "Bioengineering, Ethics and Mental Disability". [4], Singer's parents were Austrian Jews who immigrated to Australia from Vienna in 1939, after Austria's annexation by Nazi Germany. [22], Since 1968, he has been married to Renata Singer; they have three children: Ruth, Marion, and Esther. "Tigermutter" Amy Chuan propagiert eine strenge Erziehung. He is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne. Von Menschen und anderen Tieren Der Philosoph Peter Singer bekommt einen Tierrechtspreis. Er begründet dies mit der hohen Komplexität dieser Fragestellung und verweist darauf, dass schon allein der Schmerz der Tiere in der modernen Gesellschaft eine umfassende Änderung des Verhaltens gegenüber Tieren verlangt. Speciesism was extensively explored by ethical philosophers and eventually became a familiar theme in popular discussions of animal rights in a variety of forums. The protests led to the course being shut down. He also handles law, social science, political theory, and some areas of religion. Letzteres würde etwa für komatöse Individuen nicht der Fall sein; auch die Zuschreibung von Interessen an Embryonen erscheint fraglich, andererseits aber auch, Embryonen prinzipiell keine Rechte zuschreiben zu können. All have an interest in avoiding pain, for instance, but relatively few have an interest in cultivating their abilities. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. degree in 1971 and serving as Radcliffe Lecturer in Philosophy at University College from 1971 to 1973. "RICHARDSON (Sue) Susan. Bei der phil.COLOGNE, dem Festival des Denkens, werden auch tierethische Fragen grundsätzlich neu verhandelt. Three of Singer’s grandparents were subsequently killed in the Holocaust. [78], Roger Scruton was critical of the consequentialist, utilitarian approach of Peter Singer.

He studied law, history and philosophy at the University of Melbourne, and majored in philosophy. Capitalism is very far from a perfect system, but so far we have yet to find anything that clearly does a better job of meeting human needs than a regulated capitalist economy coupled with a welfare and health care system that meets the basic needs of those who do not thrive in the capitalist economy. I work mostly in practical ethics, and am best known for, "Do ethics classes influence student behavior? After spending three years as a Radcliffe lecturer at University College, Oxford, he was a visiting professor at New York University for 16 months. Singer regards Kantian universalisation as unjust to animals. Die Befreiung der Tiere, nationalsozialistischen Euthanasieprogramme, Mein Großvater. Singer and Wells endorsed both the payment of medical expenses endured by surrogate mothers and an extra "fair fee" to compensate the surrogate mother. Mit behinderten Babys hat er weniger Mitleid: Die dürften getötet werden.

Befürchtet wurde insbesondere in Fachzeitschriften der Sonderpädagogik ein „Dammbruch des eigentlich Indiskutablen“ und die Etablierung der Position Singers als vertretbaren Standpunkt.[7].

Only a personal interest in continuing to live brings the journey model into play. Amerikas manipulierte Präsidentschaftswahl. An deutschen Universitäten wurden darum Veranstaltungen, die Singers Thesen zum Gegenstand der philosophischen Diskussion machen wollten, gestört, verhindert und die Veranstalter bedroht. : Ethics in an Age of Self-Interest (1995), and Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics (1994). Australian Philosopher Peter Singer discusses the theses of "tiger mother" Amy Chua. Der Philosoph Peter Singer fordert eine Justizrevolution: Tiere sollen Rechte bekommen. An interesting philosophical implication of Singer’s larger argument was that the traditional distinction between duty and charity—between actions that one is obliged to do and actions that it would be good to do even though one is not obliged to do them—was seriously weakened, if not completely undermined. Singer raus!" Singer äußert sich in diesem Buch auch zu Schwangerschaftsabbrüchen, einer Tötung von Neugeborenen und Sterbehilfe.

He was having a discussion after class with fellow graduate student Richard Keshen, a Canadian (who would later become a professor at Cape Breton University), over lunch. In November 2006, Singer appeared on the BBC programme Monkeys, Rats and Me: Animal Testing and said that he felt that Tipu Aziz's experiments on monkeys for research into treating Parkinson's disease could be justified. [1] Singer hat in Oxford, an der New York University und der La Trobe University gelehrt und war von 1977 bis 1999 Professor für Philosophie an der Monash University in Melbourne, Australien.

Universalisation leads directly to utilitarianism, Singer argues, on the strength of the thought that one's own interests cannot count for more than the interests of others. He specialises in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, utilitarian perspective.

[12] He has explained that he elected to major in philosophy after his interest was piqued by discussions with his sister's then-boyfriend. Ethik muß praxistauglich sein, das heißt, daß sie Anwendung in unserem täglichen Leben …