Practical Ethics is an introduction to applied ethics by modern bioethical philosopher Peter Singer. Bioethics is the philosophical study of the ethical controversies brought about by advances in Biology and Medicine. Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence knowledge truth beauty justice validity mind and language Peter Albert David Singer (born July 6, 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian philosopher. It was published in 1979 and has since been translated into a number of languages, causing outrage in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Translation is the interpreting of the meaning of a text and the subsequent production of an equivalent text likewise called a " translation Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation
The work analyzes, in detail, why and how beings' interests should be weighed. He states that a being's interests should always be weighed according to that being's concrete properties, and not according to its belonging to some abstract group.
The book studies a number of ethical issues including: race, sex, ability, species, abortion, euthanasia, infanticide, embryo experimentation, status of animals, political violence, overseas aid, and obligation to assist others. The term race or racial group usually refers to the concept of categorizing Humans into Populations or groups on the basis of various sets An organism's sex is defined by the gametes it produces males produce male gametes (spermatozoa or Sperm) while females produce female gametes (ova or Egg cells; individual An Euthanasia (literally "good death" in Ancient Greek) refers to the practice of ending a life in a painless manner Infanticide is the practice of someone intentionally causing the death of an Infant. Aid (from the french word aide, also known as international aid, overseas aid, or foreign aid, especially in the United States) is