One World: The Ethics of Globalization , by Peter Singer. Yale University Press, 235 pages, $21.95.
Dot-com, Dow 50,000, the imperial C.E.O.: Onto the heap of 90′s-era mementos, can we also toss all those television commercials featuring cute children dressed in-were those jubbahs, tunics or saris?-sitting in dutiful rows in village schools, their eyes lit Read More
Writings on an Ethical Life , by Peter Singer. The Ecco Press, 361 pages, $26.
Peter Singer’s Writings on an Ethical Life is a book designed to tell us how to live in a world of strangers. The emotional toll of rootlessness and anomie has long been a pet subject of sociologists, and much of Read More
According to Sylvia Nasar in The New York Times , Princeton University’s hiring of Peter Singer, advocate of animal rights and infanticide, for a chair in bioethics has created an academic stir not seen in this half of the American Century.
Sorry, Ms. Nasar, but you’re wrong. Alas, Mr. Singer’s appointment has been anything but Read More
In the name of scholarly inquiry, progressive thought and human enlightenment, the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University recently announced with great pride and self-satisfaction the appointment of Peter Singer as a professor of bioethics beginning next July. Mr. Singer lives in Australia, but he is best known in this country for his Read More