Peter Singer appears in the following:
Friday, April 01, 2016
When President Obama criticized the press this week, he extended his criticism to the public too. As as members of a news-consuming public, what ethical responsibilities do we have?
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A professor of bioethics from Princeton argues in favor of "effective altruism" - that is, maximizing the number of people who benefit from your donations.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Last year, Giving Tuesday brought $10 million in dollars of donations to charities, though it's a small sum compared to the billions of dollars spent on all other shopping days like B...
Friday, February 18, 2011
How much is a human life worth? Could you hazard a guess at the federal government's answer? Try $8 million, give or take a couple, depending on the agency that's coming up with the figure. An article published by The New York Times about the process of setting the value of a human life caught our interest. The government must have a system in place to come up with this number, so it can set safety regulations for businesses. But each agency seems to have a different formula for coming up with the figure.
Monday, March 16, 2009
Wrapped up as we are in our current recession, it’s hard for many of us to think about giving to charity. But Professor Peter Singer says that it is our ethical duty to give to charit...