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Peter Singer Peter Singer i(A6138 works by) (a.k.a. Peter Albert David Singer)
Born: Established: 1946 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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1 2 y separately published work icon J.M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature Anton Leist (editor), Peter Singer (editor), New York (City) : Columbia University Press , 2010 Z1743805 2010 anthology criticism

'In 2003, the South African writer J.M. Coetzee was awarded the Novel Prize in Literature for his riveting portrayals of racial repression, sexual politics, the guises of reason, and the hypocrisy of human beings toward animals and nature. Coetzee was credited with being "a scrupulous doubter, ruthless in his criticism of the cruel rationalism and cosmetic morality of western civilization." The film of his novel Disgrace, starring John Malkovich, brought his challenging ideas to a new audience. Anton Leist and Peter Singer have assembled an outstanding group of contributors who probe deeply into Coetzee's extensive wand extraordinary corpus. They explore his approach to ethical theory and philosophy and pay particular attention to his representation of the human-animal relationship. They also confront Coetzee's depiction of the elementary conditions of life, the origins of morality, the recognition of value in others, the sexual dynamics between men and women, the normality of suppression, and the possibility of equality in postcolonial society. With its wide-ranging consideration of philosophical issues, especially in relations to fiction, this volume stands alone in its extraordinary exchange of ethical and literary inquiry.' (Publisher's summary)

1 The Ethical Responsibilities of Writers Addressing Political Issues Peter Singer , 2006 single work essay
— Appears in: Making Waves : 10 Years of the Byron Bay Writers' Festival 2006; (p. 155-162)
Peter Singer asks: 'Do writers, whether of fiction or nonfiction, have special ethical responsibilities when they turn to political issues?' His answer is 'yes', but acknowledges that it is difficult to say exactly what these responsibilities are.
1 5 y separately published work icon The Moral of the Story : An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature Peter Singer (editor), Renata Singer (editor), Malden : Blackwell , 2005 Z1190265 2005 anthology essay drama novel short story poetry

'In The Moral of the Story, Peter and Renata Singer bring together a collection of fiction, drama, and poetry that stimulates the reader to think about the perennial questions of ethics.' --Book jacket

The collection includes some selections from Australian authors.

1 11 y separately published work icon Pushing Time Away : My Grandfather and the Tragedy of Jewish Vienna Peter Singer , Pymble : Fourth Estate , 2003 Z1010376 2003 single work biography
1 Fiction, Faction, Fact and Literature Peter Singer , 1995 extract (Literature, Truth and Argument)
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 September 1995; (p. 33)
1 The Two Helens in Intellectual Footy Match Peter Singer , 1995 extract (Literature, Truth and Argument)
— Appears in: The Age , 19 September 1995; (p. 11)
1 Literature, Truth and Argument Peter Singer , 1995 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Writers on Writing 1999; (p. 113-125)
1 1 y separately published work icon Rethinking Life and Death : The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics Peter Singer , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 1994 Z1179820 1994 single work non-fiction
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