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Singer, Peter

Summary: Arguing that our current response to world poverty is not only insufficient but ethically indefensible, philosopher Peter Singer offers a seven-point plan that mixes personal philanthropy (figuring how much to give and how best to give it), local activism (spreading the word in your community), and political awareness (contacting your representatives to ensure that your nation's foreign aid is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.5 SIN

Singer, Peter

Summary: Peter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such as Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, and The Life You Can Save, he helped launch the animal rights and effective altruism movements and contributed to the development of bioethics. Now, in Ethics in the Real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 SIN

Singer, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 SIN

Contents: Introduction / Peter Singer -- Utilitarianism and animals / Gaverick Matheny -- The scientific basis for assessing suffering in animals / Marian Stamp Dawkins -- On the question of personhood beyond Homo sapiens / David DeGrazia -- The animal debate : a reexamination / Paola Cavalieri -- Religion and animals / Paul Waldau -- Speciesism in the laboratory / Richard D. Ryder -- Brave new farm? /...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackwell Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.3 IN

Brandt, Nick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.32 BRA

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: "Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.23 Brooking 2018

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking. Social media are transforming war, crime, and diplomacy. Terrorists can broadcast attacks, "Twitter wars" produce real-world...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 302.23 SIN

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cornell University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 SIN

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: "What will the next global conflict look like? Find out in this ripping, near-futuristic thriller. The United States, China, and Russia eye each other across a twenty-first century version of the Cold War, which suddenly heats up at sea, on land, in theair, in outer space, and in cyberspace. The fighting involves everything from stealthy robotic-drone strikes to old warships from the navy's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: What will the next global conflict look like? Find out in this ripping, near-futuristic thriller. The United States, China, and Russia eye each other across a twenty-first century version of the Cold War, which suddenly heats up at sea, on land, in the air, in outer space, and in cyberspace. The fighting involves everything from stealthy robotic-drone strikes to old warships from the navy's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CANELO 2015

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Summary: Examined Life takes philosophy into the hustle and bustle of the everyday. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take "walks" through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas. These places include crowded city streets, deserted alleyways, Central Park, and a garbage dump.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Zeitgeist Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EXA

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: A military expert reveals how science fiction is fast becoming reality on the battlefield, changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and ethics that surround war itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.04 SIN

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: The United States, China, and Russia eye each other across a twenty-first century version of the Cold War, which suddenly heats up at sea, on land, in the air, in outer space, and in cyberspace. The fighting involves everything from stealthy robotic-drone strikes to old warships from the navy's "ghost fleet." Fighter pilots unleash a Pearl Harbor-style attack; American veterans become low-tech...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SIN

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: "Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 SIN

Contents: Performances: Dusty Springfield. You don't have to say you love me -- I only want to be with you -- My colouring book -- Twenty-four hours from Tulsa -- In the middle of nowhere -- I just don't know what to do with myself -- What's it gonna be -- Everybody gets to go to the moon -- I wanna be a free girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reelin' in the Years Productions 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BRI

Stone, Oliver

Summary: A people's history of the American Empire, adapted for the next generation of young history buffs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.91 STO

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

MacCarry, Noel

Summary: Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SEGER MAC

Seeger, Pete

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.59 See

Seeger, Pete

Summary: Banished from the town for making mischief, a little boy and his father are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant Abiyoyo disappear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1994

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.21 SEE

Seeger, Pete

Contents: Vol. 1. John Henry (4:28) -- Shenandoah (1:47) -- Blue-tailed fly (Jimmy crack corn) / D. Emmett (2:31) -- Black girl / arr. H. Ledbetter (2:29) -- Skip to my Lou (3:08) -- The big rock candy mountain / H. McClintock (3:05) -- Clementine / P. Montrose (3:02) -- Yankee Doodle (1:36) -- Home on the range / B. Higley ; D.E. Kelley (1:48) -- John Brown's body (2:56) -- Goodnight, Irene / H....

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SEE

Seeger, Pete

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1972

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 784.4 SEE

Seeger, Pete.

Contents: CD 1: Talking union -- All I want -- Teeroo teeroo -- The sinking of the Reuben James -- The coast of high barbary -- Liza James -- Casey Jones -- Cumberland bear chase -- Union maid -- Erie Canal -- Deliver the goods -- Blow ye winds, heigh ho -- Ground hog -- The golden vanity.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldies 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK SEE