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


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


The Most Good You Can Do, French translation, L'altruisme efficaceLes Arènes, Paris, 2018,

The Life You Can SaveRussian translation, Need Help Foundation, Moscow, 2018,

Animal Liberation, Chinese translation, Hu 'an Publication, Beijing, 2018,

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

Famine, Affluence and Morality, Japanese translation, Keiso Shobo, Tokyo, 2018


"Animal Welfare: A Buddhist-Utilitarian Dialogue" The Harvard Review of Philosophy, XXV, 2018, pp. 169-181 (with Shih Chaohwei).

“Activism” in Lori Gruen (ed) Critical Terms for Animal Studies, University of Chicago Press, 2018, pp.33-46 (co-authored with Jeff Sebo)

Are You Buying Oil from Saudi Arabia?Project Syndicate, 12 November 2018.

"Choosing the Best Students," Project Syndicate, October 2018.




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