SQ9 - STUDY QUESTIONS 9 Peter Singer Famine Affluence and Morality Philosophy and Public Affairs vol 1 no 1(Spring 1972 pp 229-243[revised edition

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STUDY QUESTIONS 9 Peter Singer, “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” Philosophy and Public Affairs , vol. 1, no. 1 (Spring 1972), pp. 229-243 [revised edition] 1. With what assumption does Singer’s argument begin? 2. What moral principle does Singer advocate? 3. Are proximity and distance relevant to the principle’s application? Why or why not? 4. Is the number of people aware of their moral obligations relevant to the principle’s application? Why or why not?
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