Why Vegan?


One of the key modern writers on ethics, Peter Singer has more than anyone else defined the terrible gap in human understanding about our relationship with animals. Bringing together some of his key writings, ‘Why Vegan?’ makes a devastating case against our blind failure to face up to what we do to other creatures and the ethical ruin this creates.

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‘So the only question is: do animals other than man suffer?’

One of the great moral philosophers of the modern age, Peter Singer asks unflinching questions about how we should live our lives. The ideas collected in these writings, arguing that human tyranny over animals is a wrong comparable to racism and sexism, triggered the animal rights movement and gave impetus to the rise in vegan eating.

One of twenty new books in the bestselling Penguin Great Ideas series. This new selection showcases a diverse list of thinkers who have helped shape our world today, from anarchists to stoics, feminists to prophets, satirists to Zen Buddhists.

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Weight62 g
Dimensions1811115 mm