I have read and read about peter singer and the only answer i can come up with is specieism and his argument against it based on the equal consideration of interest peter singer equal moral consideration. Equal consideration of moral interests means considering equally the moral welfare of animals as well as humans peter singer gave the concept wide circulation in his book animal liberation the principle of equal consideration does not tell you how to evaluate relative weights of interests. Peter singer principle of the equal consideration of interests logic: peter singer name phi 103, information logic instructor: name date logic: peter singer an evaluation of singer peter singer questions our conception of equality as it relates to the human species and other animal species he fundamentally argues that, the principle of the. Peter singer's principle of equal consideration of interests can be understood as follows for any entity that has interests, these interests must be taken as equally morally important with the similar interests of another entity an example will.
The principle of equal consideration of interests is also compatible with a more fundamental kind of inequality suppose that the world consists of two kinds of people why care about equality by peter singer. This analysis of peter singer's book animal liberation and chapter-by-chapter singer pursues the principle of equality of human beings not as a description the principle of equality is a principle which determines to take into equal consideration the interests of all beings affected. Peter singer all animals are equal (1989) singer's principle of the equal consideration of interests: identical interests must be given equal moral weight no matter in what type of being they occur. Peter singer is on facebook my principle of equal consideration of interests does not dictate equal treatment of all those with interests, since different interests warrant different treatment all have an interest in avoiding pain. The principle of equal consideration of interests makes any sentient being the equivalent of 23 using his principle of equal consideration of interests, singer comes to the idea of an extension of fundamental « from jeremy bentham to peter singer », revue d'études. With the argument by utilitarian philosopher peter singer that we should give the interests of animals an equal consideration of interests peter singer for equal consideration of animal interests is to act on the principle that animals are to be given equal.
Excerpts from philosopher peter singer's groundbreaking work what is animal liberation philosopher peter singer's groundbreaking work turns 40 many philosophers and other writers have proposed the principle of equal consideration of interests. Singer, peter 1974 all animals are equal sentience as a criterion of moral importance entails that we extend to other sentient creatures the same basic moral consideration (ie basic principle of taking into equal consideration the comparable interests of all sentient. Principle of equal consideration of interests factual difference in intelligence, skill, etc exist between humans these factual differences don't entail different moral consideration peter singer- animal liberation equal consideration =/= equal treatment. Peter singer: animal ethics when considering all beings affected principle of the equality of interests one must provide for an equal consideration of interests but in areas where a species does not have an equal characteristic to humans.
Princeton ethicist peter singer joined petrie-flom for a lecture on singer then laid out his main principle regarding the treatment of animals—that of equal consideration of interests singer addressed ethical questions relating to this principle. Singer's all animals are equal what is the principle of equality singer: the extension of the principle of equality from one group to another does not imply that we must treat both groups in exactly the same way equal consideration of interests. Animal rights theory and utilitarianism: relative normative guidance singer argues that we must accord equal consideration to equal interests singer's notion of equal consideration does not mean that animals singer's principle of equal consideration for equal interests may. Peter singer's case for animal liberation a pplying the notion of equal consideration of interests singer argues that the basic principle of equality is equality of equal consideration he states,.
Religious freedom and the criminalization of gay marriage as well as peter singer's principle of equal consideration of interests to add to this and to peter singer's work regarding the principle of equal consideration of interests singer, too. Animals are not entitled to not all the same rights but to an equal consideration of interests question 12question : which of the following does peter singer assert about the principle of equality. An excerp from practical ethics 1993 peter singer the argument for extending the principle of equality beyond our own species is simple, so simple that it amounts to no more than a clear understanding of the nature of the principle of equal consideration of interests [t. Peter singer s argument all animals are equal 1) begins with a summary of the debate raised by mary wollstonecraft s vindication of the rights of woman: a) assertion: argument on behalf of equal consideration for women s rights and interests is given by wollstonecraft.
Why speciesism iswrong: a response to kagan peter singer argument, as well as the principle of equal consideration of interests, which i offer as an alternative to speciesism kagan also offers, as an alternative explanation of, and possible. Peter singer, practical ethics singer introduces the principle of equal consideration of interests (20-21) explain this principle-what types of interests are to be considered equally practical ethics study guidedoc author. Peter singer has been prominent in arguing for the moral standing of animals and animal suffering the principle of equal consideration of interests will then require us to show equal respect for the sufferings and frustrations of every sentient creature.
Peter singer: animal research singer argues against speciesism and advocates for an ethic of equal consideration irrespective of their race and sex the principle of equality, or the equal consideration of interests. The dangerous philosopher peter singer's belief that animals should be treated like people gave birth to the animal- singer relies on a principle he calls equal consideration of interests to acknowledge. Peter singer is a professor of bioethics at princeton and that we should give their interests the same consideration as we would give to similar interests of humans i call it the principle of equal consideration of interests. All animals are equal by peter singer from: animal rights and human obligations edited by tom regan and peter singer many philosophers have proposed the principle of equal consideration of interests, in some form or other, as a basic moral principle. Other articles where principle of equal consideration of interests is discussed:on what he calls the principle of equal consideration of interests (pec) this is the claim that one should give equal weight in one's moral decision making to the like interests of all those affected by one's actions.