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.

 
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Recently Published

BOOKS:

Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste, reprinted with a new Preface, Rowman and Littlefield, 2019,

BOOKS IN TRANSLATION:

Animal Liberation, Ukrainian translation, Pabulum, Kiev, 2019

The Most Good You Can Do, Chinese translation (Simplified characters), SDX Joint Publishing, Beijing, 2019.

Ethics in the Real World, Chinese translation (Complex characters, Taipei, Taiwan)

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,

ARTICLES:

“Why Climb Mount Everest?” Project Syndicate September 2019

“Can Ethics Be Taught?” Project Syndicate August 2019

“How Honest Are We?” Project Syndicate, July 2019

“Rugby Australia’s ‘Own Goal,” Project Syndicate, June 2019

“Brain death: a response to the commentaries,” Ethics and Bioethics, vol.9 (June 2019) pp. 81-85.

“A Response to Alice Crary’s ‘Horrific History’,” ZEMO: Zeitschrift für Ethik und Moralphilosophie, 2:1 (2019), pp. 135-137.

 

NEXT EVENT:

“The Challenge to "Brain Death": are we taking organs from living human beings, and if we are, does it matter?” Speakers: Alan Shewmon, Patrick Lee, Robert George and Peter Singer. Wednesday, October 2, 4.30-6.30pm, Princeton University (venue to be determined).




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