For Monday, please read and write a detailed summary and reaction to the three following writings:
- Nathan Nobis, encyclopedia article on Peter Singer for an Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy: http://aphilosopher.googlepages.com/singer-encyclopedia.pdf
- Peter Singer, "The Singer Solution to World Poverty" in RTD and http://www.nytimes.com/library/magazine/home/19990905mag-poverty-singer.html These issues are discussed more in his book The Life You Can Save: http://www.thelifeyoucansave.com
- Peter Singer, "All Animals Are Equal" in RTD and http://www.animal-rights-library.com/texts-m/singer02.htm this is from his famous book Animal Liberation
Please check out this organization: http://thetendollarclub.org
If these links don't work, please Google the title and you can find another link.
There are lots of videos on and about Peter Singer on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=peter+singer&oq=peter+singer&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_nf=1&gs_l=youtube-psuggest.3...0.0.0.3184518.104.22.168.0.0.0.0.0..0.0.
In class, we also read Mylan Engel's "911 and Starvation" (in RTD and online) as well as the first section of EMP Ch. 5, the chapter on "Ethical Egoism."