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Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethicsby Peter Singer
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The new commandments according to Rethinking Life and Death.
--If you must take human life, take responsibility for the consequences of your decisions.
--All human life is not of equal worth; treat beings in accordance to the ethical situation at hand.
--Respect a person's desire to live or die.
A profound and provocative work, Rethinking Life and Death, in the tradition of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, examines the ethical dilemmas that confront us as we near the twenty-first century.
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Thirty-eight essays collected from the 1994 and 1995 issues of Social Work, Health & Social Work, Social Work in Education, and Social Work Research address topics in multicultural human services practices. The authors examine law and policy, differences among ethnic and cultural groups, education in culturally diverse settings, and health care and service delivery among Asian, Latino, African American, and European communities.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Peter Singer teaches at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. One of founding fathers of the Animal Rights Movement, he is the author of the bestselling Animal Liberation.
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