Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Peter Singer
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Subjectivity/ethics/P. Singer: The thesis that ethical principles were based on personal subjective attitudes is a heavier ((s) more fine-grained) form of relativism, for example, if someone says it is bad to harm animals, he expresses only his opinion, which would mean that there is no place for ethical disputes.
I 7
Subjectivity/Subjective Ethics/Subjectivism/P. Singer: subjectivity is based on the fact that it is possible to think about ethics.
Problem: it could be that we think about ethics without understanding how this can happen at all. We must not lose the basics here.

Sing I
Peter Singer
Practical Ethics (Third Edition) Cambridge 2011

Sing II
P. Singer
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. New Haven 2015

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27