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Main Page - WikiTree
A site where everybody can (publicly) store their genealogical information. WikiTree automatically constructs family trees based on data.
mediawiki  genealogy  research  familytree  wiki  service  reference 
july 2007 by mcmire
Euthanasia and the Right to Die
By Dr. Sam Vaknin. A rather thorough look at the euthanasia / right-to-die issue.
engl122  paper5  research  article  euthanasia  right-to-die  utilitarianism  value-of-life  personhood  pro  human-rights  infanticide 
april 2007 by mcmire
A Reply to Some Standard Objections to Euthanasia
By John Shand, for the Journal for Applied Philosophy. Answers to some arguments against euthanasia.
paper5  engl122  research  article  database  euthanasia  right-to-die  pro 
april 2007 by mcmire
Assisted Suicide -- It's All About Money
By Wesley J. Smith. An article about how assisted suicide is saving HMO's *tons* of money, at the expense of lost lives.
engl122  paper5  article  research  euthanasia  con  assisted-suicide  bioethics 
april 2007 by mcmire
Taking Life: Humans
By Peter Singer, excerpted from Practical Ethics, 2nd edition, Cambridge, 1993, pp. 175-217. Covers the different types of euthanasia, and when it is and is not justified.
engl122  paper5  research  PeterSinger  bioethics  euthanasia  infanticide  morality  philosophy  preference  utilitarianism  value-of-life  personhood  antireligion 
april 2007 by mcmire
Voluntary Euthanasia (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
A rational look at euthanasia and a case for voluntary euthanasia.
engl122  paper5  research  encyclopedia  article  euthanasia 
april 2007 by mcmire
Non-religious arguments against euthanasia
Discussion between Nicholas Beale and Dr. George Wood on euthanasia.
paper5  engl122  antieuthanasia  research  Christian 
april 2007 by mcmire
Ethics and Disability: A Response to Koch (PDF)
By Peter Singer, for Point/Counterpoint, The Journal of Disability Policy Studies 16.2 (Feb. 2005) p. 130-133. VERY good resource.
engl122  paper5  research  PeterSinger  article  euthanasia  infanticide  philosophy  utilitarianism  value-of-life  antireligion  rationalism  bioethics  suffering  speciesism 
april 2007 by mcmire
"Professor Death"
By Victor Frolke, for Salon, June 25, 2001. Story about and Interview with Peter Singer about animal rights and euthanasia.
engl122  paper5  research  article  story  interview  PeterSinger  euthanasia  infanticide  utilitarianism  philosophy  animal-rights  suffering  value-of-life  bioethics 
april 2007 by mcmire
Living and Dying
By Jill Neimark, for Psychology Today, January, 1999. An interview with Peter Singer about his views, especially euthanasia and the value of life.
engl122  paper5  research  article  interview  PeterSinger  euthanasia  infanticide  utilitarianism  philosophy  animal-rights  antireligion  suffering  value-of-life  bioethics 
april 2007 by mcmire
Cover Story: Peter Singer
By Bob Abernethy, for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, September 10, 1999.
engl122  paper5  research  PeterSinger  story  article  interview  euthanasia  infanticide  animal-rights  world-poverty  utilitarianism  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
Salon Books | The ethics of baby-killing
By Jason Zinoman, for Salon, July 2, 1999. About Peter's Singer new appointment to Princeton, and responses from the student body and others.
engl122  paper5  research  PeterSinger  story  article  infanticide  euthanasia  Princeton  philosopher 
april 2007 by mcmire
Pulling Back the Curtain on the Mercy Killing of Newborns
By Peter Singer, for the Los Angeles Times, March 11, 2005. Subdividing conditions in which infanticide is okay into three categories. Also, more about the Netherlands and whether infant mortality rates are really as low as pro-life people think they are.
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  euthanasia  infanticide  suffering  bioethics  medicine  health-care  utilitarianism  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
The Escalator of Reason
By Peter Singer, excerpted from How Are We to Live?, 1995, pp. 226-235. We can find fulfillment in our lives by aiming to improve the world NOW, not waiting for a "distant utopian future" where life will be free from suffering.
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  utilitarianism  ethics  rationalism  suffering  humanitarianism  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
Is Our Changing Definition of Death for the Better?
By Peter Singer, for USA Today, May 18, 1995. Singer says yes. More bashing of America for not accepting that some lives are just not worth living and for holding onto the traditional ideas of the sanctity of life.
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  utilitarianism  value-of-life  definition-of-death  philosophy  bioethics  medical  brain-death 
april 2007 by mcmire
There Should Be No Room for Cruelty to Livestock
By Peter Singer and Karen Dawn, for the Los Angeles Times, June 8, 2003. How could anybody be against giving all animals the freedom to turn around and lie down comfortably?
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  animal-rights  animal-cruelty  politics  morality 
april 2007 by mcmire
When Slaughter Makes Sense
By Peter Singer and Karen Dawn, for Newsday, Feb. 8, 2004. If people are upset by watching animals who are feared to have SARS being slaughtered, why are they not disturbed by the daily murdering of animals for food or clothes?
engl122  paper5  article  research  utilitarianism  animal-rights  vegetarianism  PeterSinger  morality  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
Taking Humanism Beyond Speciesism
By Peter Singer, for Free Inquiry 24.6 (Oct/Nov 2004), p. 19-21. Singer criticizes religion, esp. Christianity, for feeding ridiculous prejudices into the minds of people. The largest of these prejudices? Speciesism.
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  speciesism  humanism  anti-religion  animal-rights  utilitarianism  philosophy  morality 
april 2007 by mcmire
The Sanctity of Life
By Peter Singer, for Foreign Policy, Sept/Oct 2005. A look into the future, where Singer says all this nonsense about stem-cell research, euthanasia, and the "sanctity of life" will pass.
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  utilitarianism  morality  philosophy  euthanasia  infanticide  value-of-life  stem-cell-research  prediction  death 
april 2007 by mcmire
Decisions About Death
By Peter Singer, for Free Inquiry, Aug./Sep. 2005. Mainly about euthanasia and why it is not wrong.
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  euthanasia  utilitiarianism  philosophy  morality  right-to-die  infanticide  bioethics  death 
april 2007 by mcmire
Devaluing Life
By Peter Singer, for Project Syndicate, Jan. 2006
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  value-of-life  utilitarianism  morality  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
The Right to Die
By Peter Singer, for Project Syndicate, Jan. 2007
engl122  paper5  article  research  PeterSinger  bioethics  death  euthanasia  right-to-die 
april 2007 by mcmire
Medically, At What Point Are We Dead?
By Karen R. Long for the Seattle Times, Nov. 14, 1999. Discusses definition of brain death.
engl122  paper5  article  database  research  bioethics  death  medical 
april 2007 by mcmire
Philosophy of Death: Bioethicist Peter Singer's Views on Euthanasia Foment Debate
By Paula Span. A fairly THOROUGH story on the controversy surrounding Peter Singer and his ventures into animal rights and medical ethics. <Washington Post (D.C.), Dec. 9, 1999>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  bioethics  euthanasia  death  animal-rights  story 
april 2007 by mcmire
Professor: OK to Kill Disabled Infants
By Tom Fahey. Covers infanticide views of Peter Singer, and responses from the right of life side. <New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH), October 6, 2001>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  bioethics  infanticide  death  euthanasia  value-of-life  right-to-life 
april 2007 by mcmire
Confronting an Embryonic Issue
By Jon Turney. <The Times Higher Education Supplement no. 607 (June 22 1984) p. 10>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  bioethics  fertilization-in-vitro 
april 2007 by mcmire
The False Philosophy of Peter Singer
By Jenny Teichman. <The New Criterion v. 11 (April 1993) p. 25-30>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  philosophy  utilitarianism  morality  external 
april 2007 by mcmire
Peter Singer and "Lives Not Worth Living"
By Per Sundstrom. A criticism against Singer's argument that, just as a broken leg should be mended to improve the owner's life, a life that is not worth living should be terminated. <Journal of Medical Ethics v. 21 (February 1995) p. 35-8>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  philosophy  utilitarianism  morality  euthanasia  death  bioethics  value-of-life  external 
april 2007 by mcmire
Forbes Fights Singer's New Princeton Post
By Jon Marcus. Story featuring Steve Forbes, a multimillionaire who is one of many protesters against Singer's recent appointment as professor of bioethics at Princeton. <The Times Higher Education Supplement no. 1397 (August 13 1999) p. 36>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  story 
april 2007 by mcmire
The Dangerous Philosopher
By Michael Specter. Biography on Peter Singer, his recently appointed post at Princeton, and a summary/history of his radical views on the value of human life. <The New Yorker v. 75 no. 25 (September 6 1999) p. 46-50+>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  biography  bioethics  utilitarianism  morality  philosophy  animal-rights  euthanasia  death  infanticide 
april 2007 by mcmire
Life and Death at Princeton
By George F. Will. Australian philosopher Peter Singer has been appointed to a tenured professorship of bioethics at Princeton. (summary of his views) <Newsweek v. 134 no. 11 (September 13 1999) p. 80+>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  euthanasia  death  infanticide  abortion  bioethics  philosophy  utilitarianism  morality  value-of-life  animal-rights 
april 2007 by mcmire
Princeton's Gradgrind
The appointment of Australian philosopher Peter Singer to the chair of bioethics at Princeton University has provoked considerable controversy. (...brief summary on Singer's views) <Commonweal v. 126 no. 16 (September 24 1999) p. 5-6>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  euthanasia  death  utilitarianism  morality  bioethics  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
I Say Tomato, You Say . . . Child-Slayer
By Jennifer Wallace. Interview with Peter Singer on his views on bioethics, his position at Princeton, and the death threats that he has received. <The Times Higher Education Supplement no. 1407 (October 22 1999) p. 21>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  interview  bioethics  infanticide  death  euthanasia 
april 2007 by mcmire
My Family and Other Animals
By Kam Patel. An interview with Peter Singer on his involvement i animal rights, his books, issues his readers have raised, and his mother, who has Alzheimer's. <The Times Higher Education Supplement no. 1424 (February 25 2000) p. II>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  bioethics  interview  animal-rights 
april 2007 by mcmire
Why Are We Afraid of Peter Singer?
By Jeff Sharlet. An overview of the controversial philosophies of Peter Singer, who now holds a chair in bioethics at Princeton University, is presented. <The Chronicle of Higher Education v. 46 no. 27 (March 10 2000) p. A21-3>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  philosophy  euthanasia  death  bioethics  external 
april 2007 by mcmire
Equality Does Not Entail Equality Across Species
By Roger Fjellstrom. Critique of Peter Singer's view that equality across species is a natural extension of equality. <Environmental Ethics v. 24 no. 4 (Winter 2002) p. 339-52>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  equality  bioethics 
april 2007 by mcmire
Is Singer's Ethics Speciesist?
By Roger Fjellstrom. In an itellectual criticism of Singer's ethical theories, Fjellstrom posits that Singer's views do betray favoritism toward humans, and therefore are inconsistent, though not illogical. <Environmental Values 12.1 (Feb. 2003) p. 91-106
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  bioethics  speciesism  utilitarianism  morality  philosophy 
april 2007 by mcmire
Unspeakable Conversations, or How I Spent One Day as a Token Cripple at Princeton University
By Harriet McBride Johnson. Johnson, a victim of a muscle-eating disease, criticizes Singer's idea that the lives of disabled people are not as worth living as those of healthy people.
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  utilitarianism  morality  philosophy  abortion  euthanasia  death  infanticide  value-of-life  disabled  response 
april 2007 by mcmire
Peter Singer
By Nicholas Fearn. Profile of the Australian utilitarian ethicist and leader of the animal liberation movement, Peter Singer, and his non-humanist spin on utilitarianism. <New Statesman (London) 132 (1996; July 14 2003) p. 25-6>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  utilitarianism  morality  philosophy  biography  animal-rights 
april 2007 by mcmire
The Intrinsic Worth of Persons: Revisiting Peter Singer and His Critics
By Peter J. Colosi. This essay examines various sources of worth intrinsic to persons, and offers an overview of Peter Singer's ethical thought. <Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 15.1/2 (2003) p. 3-22>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  bioethics  moral-theory  value-of-life  Christianity 
april 2007 by mcmire
An Animal's Place
By Michael Pollan. An article featuring Peter Singer's and others' views on vegetarianism. <The New York Times Magazine (November 10 2002) p. 58-65, 100-11>
engl122  paper5  PeterSinger  article  database  research  vegetarianism  animal-rights 
april 2007 by mcmire
Movie Theater Research Central
Studies concerning the movie theater industry, and how to improve it
blog  movies  cinema  entertainment  demographics  research  studies  reports  statistics  opinion 
september 2006 by mcmire
A matter of trust in Web 2.0 | Information Age
"Web 2.0 is a powerful, energising method of sharing information and content, but it is so new that the controls and processes that are needed to make it work reliably and fairly have not yet been put in place. Beware blogs, wikis and Web 2.0 – we are e
engl121  article  essay2  candidate  technology  wikipedia  web2.0  research  accuracy 
september 2006 by mcmire
Product Reviews and Reports - Consumer Search.com - Reviewing the Reviewers
Identifies public opinion from reviews published about products. Very useful in determining what's best.
shopping  reviews  collection  analysis  research  useful 
january 2006 by mcmire

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