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,


Ethics in the Real World, Russian translation, Sindbad, Moscow, 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.

Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction. Japanese translation, Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo, 2018 (co-author with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek)


"Beyond the Traditional FamilyProject Syndicate March 2019 (co-authored with Agata Sagan)

Dirty Money and Tainted PhilanthropyProject Syndicate, February 2019

Too much gratitude?Project Syndicate, January 2019

An ethical pathway for gene editingBioethics, vol. 33 (2) February 2019, pp.221-2 (co-authored with Julian Savulescu) 

The risk of a mass switch from red meat to chicken,” New York Daily News, 23 January, 2019



Launching Judith Brett's book From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage, Readings, State Library of Victoria,
Thursday March 21st, 6.30pm. Details.

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