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The president of good & evil

questioning the ethics of George W. Bush

by Peter Singer

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Published by Plume in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bush, George W. 1946- -- Ethics,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPresident of good and evil
      StatementPeter Singer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE903.3 .S56 2004b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvxxii, 280 p. ;
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3380024M
      ISBN 100452286220
      LC Control Number2004541368

        The President of Good and Evil: the ethics of George W. Bush, By Peter Singer, Text Publishing, $ Since their Puritan origins in the 17th century, American politicians have tended to . The upcoming release of Peter Singer's "The President of Good and Evil: The Morality of George W. Bush" was reviewed on May 1, , by Mark Kingwell for Globe & Mail. "In logic, there are no surprises," Kingwell writes. "It will not come as news that the ethical beliefs of the current President of the United States are confused, contradictory, fuzzy and often bizarre.

        The President of Good & Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush By Peter Singer Text, pp, $30 Peter Singer's status as a man of principles and towering intellect - a philosopher extraordinaire, if. This book is an attempt to hold his policies and actions as a president up to an ethical standard, including his own. "More than any president in recent memory, George W. Bush invokes the language of good versus evil and right versus wrong. What happens when a controversial professor of ethics takes his words seriously?

      This book is an attempt to hold the policies of George W. Bush, and his actions as president, up to an ethical standard - including his own. But it goes beyond that. it is also a study in a distinctively American ethic, for there are many features of this ethic that are not widely held elsewhere in the developed world.   Philosopher Susan Neiman says Trump is evil — and she literally wrote the book Holocaust expert: Yes, those are concentration camps — and though Trump is Author: Chauncey Devega.


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This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Singer, including rare photos from the author’s personal : Open Road Media. The President of Good and Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush Unknown Binding – March 1, out of 5 stars 36 ratings See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(36).

This book by controversial ethicist Singer (a founder of the animal rights movement) is both broader and narrower than it purports to be. THE PRESIDENT OF GOOD AND EVIL: The Ethics of George W.

In The president of good & evil book President of Good & Evil, Peter Singer offers an eye-opening analysis of the ethical outlook of America’s forty-third president. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Singer. In The President of Good & Evil, Peter Singer offers an eye-opening analysis of the ethical outlook of America’s forty-third president.

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Peter Singer's The President of Good and Evil is vital reading for anyone concerned with honesty and probity in Bush's Whitehouse, and in political life generally.

Most famous for his challenging views (espoused in books such as Animal Liberation and Rethinking Life and Death) on when and where sentience begins and ends, and hence when and where the rights associated with it should be granted 5/5(2).

Buy The President of Good & Evil: Questioning the Ethics of George W. Bush First Printing by Singer, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(6). He is, however, “not only America’s president, but also its most prominent moralist,” fond of viewing the world in dualistic terms such as good vs.

evil. In fact, between the time Bush took office and Juneby Singer’s count, he made public reference to evil in no fewer than speeches, and as a substantive rather than adjective. 'The President of Good and Evil'. George W. Bush is not only America's president, but also its most prominent moralist.

No other president in living memory has spoken so often about good and evil. A quasi-religious faith in reason shines out from every page of The President of Good and this brilliant and indispensable book, Singer "takes George W Bush seriously" and analyses and.

The President of Good and Evil is about ethics. It takes on the task of reconstructing George W. Bush?s moral philosophy from what he has said and done, and Cited by: 4. [Read Book] The President of Good & Evil: Questioning the Ethics of George W. Bush EBook.

Report. Browse more videos. In The President of Good & Evil, Peter Singer offers an eye-opening analysis of the ethical outlook of America's forty-third president. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Singer, including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

In 'The President of Good and Evil: Taking George W. Bush seriously', Peter Singer makes a thorough examination of George W. Bush's ethics. As Singer observes: "No other president in living memory has spoken so often about good and evil, right and wrong" (p.1). Singer examines Bush's moral philosophy, and the gaps between what Bush preaches and /5(21).

The President of Good & Evil The Ethics of George W. Bush (Book): Singer, Peter: More than any president in recent memory, George W.

Bush invokes the languageof good versus evil and right versus wrong. Controversial professor of ethicsSinger has put his spotlight on President Bush's moral claims.

The President of Good and Evil is an examination of Bush's ethics, with Singer "Taking George W. Bush Seriously" (as the British sub-title has it) -- or at least taking his pronouncements seriously ("at face value", he puts it). He considers how defensible Bush's positions are -- on their own, as well as in comparison to the actions taken by the president and his administration -- as well as whether or not.

The President of Good & Evil The Ethics of George W. Bush (Book): Singer, Peter: From provocative ethicist and author Peter Singer, whose books have sold more thancopies: a chilling exposé of George W. Bush s moral failure on dozens of hot-button than any president in recent memory, George W.

Bush invokes the language of good versus evil and right versus wrong. Published on Dec 7, A biography of America's seventh president, ANDREW JACKSON: GOOD, EVIL AND THE PRESIDENCY explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him.

YouTube Premium. Get YouTube without the ads. The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is .As the words in the book’s subtitle suggest, Bush tends to view the world in very simplistic terms, most often expressed as good versus evil.

For example, Bush argued for his tax cuts on simple moral grounds, saying, “It’s your money,” echoing the libertarian view that all taxation is a form of theft.