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Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature

Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature - 05 edition

Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9781405105842

ISBN10: 1405105844

Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature by Peter Singer and Renata  Eds. Singer - ISBN 9781405105842
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published:
International: No
Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature by Peter Singer and Renata  Eds. Singer - ISBN 9781405105842

ISBN13: 9781405105842

ISBN10: 1405105844


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Summary

In The Moral of the Story, Peter and Renata Singer draw on some of the best works of fiction, playwriting, and poetry in order to shed light on the perennial questions of ethics.

  • A vivid montage of literature that touches on a broad range of ethical subjects and themes
  • Offers a unique contribution to the study of moral philosophy and literature
  • Demonstrates how literary sources can add richness to discussions of real-life moral questions and dilemmas
  • Brings together selections and excerpts from the world's most celebrated short stories, novels, plays, and poetry
  • Features substantive section introductions by Peter and Renata Singer
  • Peter Singer is a leading moral philosopher, widely credited with triggering the modern animal-rights movement. His collection of essays, Unsanctifying Human Life, edited by Helga Kuhse, was published by Blackwell Publishing in 2001.