Famine, Affluence, and Morality Summary & Study Guide
Famine, Affluence, and Morality Overview
Published in 1972, Peter Singer's essay "Famine, Affluence, and Morality" argues that those with any amount of expendable income have a moral duty to donate to charity. Situating his argument in the Bengali famine that occurred in the early seventies, Singer considers both practical and philosophical matters to make his claim that we are morally obligated to help alleviate suffering.
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The internationally renowned Australian philosopher Peter Albert David Singer (born 1946) is best known for his book Animal Liberation. However, he also made important contributions in theoretical eth...