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    • Introduction to Animal Ethics
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    • Knowledge of Approaches and Issues in Animal Ethics
    • Peter Singer on Animal Ethics
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    • Comprehension of Scholarly Views on Animal Ethics
    • Natural Law and Animal Ethics
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    • Animal Ethics Presentation and Booklets
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Peter Singer on Animal Ethics

A Level: AQA

A detailed investigation into Peter Singer's key ideas on animal ethics, including what they are, how they work, and why they're important. This lesson provides a brief biography of Peter Singer, and covers the text of Animal Liberation. This includes discussion of egalitarianism and the principle of equality, sentience as the basis of interests, and why it is necessary to adopt vegetarianism to avoid speciesism.