Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Peter Singer
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Society/relativism/ethics/P. Singer: Thesis: Ethics is not dependent on the society in which we live. It is true, though, if we accept the consequentialism that actions can be assessed differently in one situation than in another because of their consequences. But this does not open the door to any relativism. The overriding goal is "Do what increases happiness and reduces suffering".

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