10th Anniversary Edition the Life You Can Save (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
312
Utgivningsdatum
2019-12-01
Upplaga
10th Anniversary ed.
Förlag
Www.Thelifeyoucansave.Org
Illustrationer
3 Illustrations
Dimensioner
201 x 127 x 18 mm
Vikt
318 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
404:B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781733672702
10th Anniversary Edition the Life You Can Save (häftad)

10th Anniversary Edition the Life You Can Save

How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty

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In this Tenth Anniversary Edition of The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer brings his landmark book up to date. In addition to restating his compelling arguments about how we should respond to extreme poverty, he examines the progress we are making and recounts how the first edition transformed the lives both of readers and the people they helped. Learn how you can be part of the solution, doing good for others while adding fulfillment to your own life.

 
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‘a persuasive and inspiring work that will change the way you think about philanthrophy . . . and shows us  we can make  a profound difference in the lives of the world’s poorest.’

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‘mr singer is a compelling moral voice seeking far  more compassion for those who have the least.’

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‘part rational argument, part stinging manifesto, part handbook.’  

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Peter Singer first became well-known internationally after the publication of Animal
Liberation in 1975. In 2011 Time included Animal Liberation on its "All-TIME" list of the
100 best nonfiction books published in English since the magazine began, in 1923. Singer
has written, co-authored, edited or co-edited more than 50 books, including Practical
Ethics; The Expanding Circle; Rethinking Life and Death; Ethics into Action; The Life You
Can Save; The Most Good You Can Do; and, with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, The Point of
View of the Universe. His works have appeared in more than 25 languages.

Peter Singer was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1946, and educated at the University of
Melbourne and the University of Oxford. After teaching in England, the United States and
Australia, in 1999 he became Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University
Center for Human Values at Princeton University. Since 2005 he has combined his
Princeton appointment with the position of Laureate Professor at the University of
Melbourne, in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies. He is married, with three
daughters and four grandchildren. His recreations include hiking and surfing. In 2012 he
was made a Companion of the Order of Australia, the nation's highest civic honour.

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Contents

Foreword: “I’d never looked at it that way before.”      Michael Schur, Creator of The Good Place      

Preface

THE ARGUMENT

1.    saving a child

 2.    is it wrong not to help?

3.    common objections to giving

HUMAN NATURE

4.    why don’t we give more?

5.    creating a culture of giving



THE FACTS ABOUT AID

6.    how much does it cost to save a life, and how can you tell which charities do it best?

7.    improving aid

A NEW STANDARD FOR GIVING

8.    your child and the children of others

9.    asking too much?

10.  a realistic standard

  

What One Person Can Do

Afterword: From Contemplation to Action       Charlie Bresler, Executive Director of The Life You Can Save

Appendix: The Giving Scale

Acknowledgments     

Notes     

Index