The President of Good & Evil
The Ethics of George W. BushBook - 2004
From provocative ethicist and author Peter Singer, whose books have sold more than 700,000 copies: a chilling exposé of George W. Bushs moral failure on dozens of hot-button issues.More than any president in recent memory, George W. Bush invokes the language of good versus evil and right versus wrong. Controversial professor of ethics Peter Singer has put his spotlight on President Bushs moral claims. The results are required reading.Examining public pronouncements that have rarely been subjected to ethical analysis, on topics from stem-cell research and tax cuts to Iraq and the drive for American preeminence, The President of Good and Evilreveals the presidents pattern of ethical confusion and self-contradiction. Delivering his charges in accessible, logical, and lively chapters, Singer asks whether Bush has lived up to the values so often touted in current presidential prose.The President of Good and Evilfollows in the bestselling traditions of Stupid White Menand Lies . Singer has never shied away from controversy, and now enters the most visible arena of his life, with powerful arguments that throw new light on America under Bush.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 2004.
Branch Call Number: 973.931 Sin
Characteristics: v, 280 p. ; 24 cm.