Beyond the Discontinuous Mind
Singer (Peter)
Source: Singer - Rethinking Life & Death - The Collapse Our Traditional Ethics, Chapter 8
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  1. An unusual institution
  2. Whose organs may we take?
  3. In God’s image and at the centre of the universe
  4. The western tradition under attack
  5. Who is homo?
  6. Who is a person?

  1. The “discontinuous mind” belongs to those who make a marked distinction between humans and other animals – the usage appears to be from Dawkins.
  2. The “unusual institution” is one in the Netherlands where people without language lived in community.

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