Peter Singer

I am a professor of bioethics, with a background in philosophy. I work mostly in practical ethics, and am best known for Animal Liberation and for my writings about global poverty.

photo courtesy of Leif Tuxen

Recently Published


Book: Marx: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edition, revised)), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018

Books in translation: Animal Liberation,  Chinese translation, Hu 'an Publication, Beijing, 2018;  

A Darwinian Left, German translation, entitled  Linke, hört die Signale! Reclam, 2018.



Talking about overpopulation is still taboo. That has to change’, The Washington Post, June 18, 2018 (with Frances Kissling and Jotham Musinguzi) 

'The Trial of the CenturyProject Syndicate, September 2018.   



‘Using Technology to Reduce Suffering,’ Envision Conference, Princeton University, November 30, 2018

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