Abolishing the age of consent
Jacqueline Laing | 07 November 2013 |
tags: age of consent, pedophilia, Peter Singer
Campaigns for legalisation and destigmatisation have a long, though not so venerable, history.
A beastly double standard
Clive Hamilton | 25 September 2012 |
tags: bestiality, Peter Singer, same-sex marriage
An Australian Senator is reviled for a slippery slope argument while a philosopher is honoured for celebrating it.
Is Peter Singer a spokesman for the human condition?
Amin Abboud | 15 June 2012 |
tags: Australia, bioethics, Peter Singer
This week the Australian government conferred its highest civil honour upon a notorious philosopher.
Is “Yuck!” a good enough reason?
Zac Alstin | 24 February 2011 |
tags: ethics, Peter Singer, Yuck factor
Do taboos on incest and infanticide have a rational basis?
Same old, same old
Michael Cook | 10 February 2011 |
tags: ethics, Peter Singer, utilitarianism
The ageing rock star of ethics, Peter Singer, is still playing the same taboo-smashing tunes.
Being human is no big deal
Theron Bowers | 11 August 2010 |
tags: animal rights, forum, human dignity, Peter Singer
Are human beings just a smarter species of animal or is there something transcendentally different about them?
A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy
Bill Muehlenberg | 28 June 2010 |
tags: animal rights, Peter Singer
An American bioethics writer defends "human exceptionalism" against the sometimes sinister agenda of the animal liberation movement.