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"What you could say, and what I do argue in the book, is that he doesn't have as much concern for the lives of Iraqis as he does for the lives of Americans, or even frozen American embryos." -- Peter Singer
Peter Albert David Singer (born 6 July 1946) is an Australian philosopher. He is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and laureate professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics , University of Melbourne. He specialises in applied ethics, approaching ethical issues from a secular preference utilitarian perspective.

He has served, on two occasions, as chair of philosophy at Monash University, where he founded its Centre for Human Bioethics. In 1996, he ran unsuccessfully as a Green candidate for the Australian Senate. In 2004, he was recognised as the Australian Humanist of the Year by the Council of Australian Humanist Societies. He has been voted one of Australia's ten most influential public intellectuals. Singer serves on the Advisory Board of Incentives for Global Health, the NGO formed to develop the Health Impact Fund proposal.

Outside academic circles, Singer is best known for his book Animal Liberation, widely regarded as the touchstone of the animal liberation movement. Not all members of the animal liberation movement share this view, and Singer himself has said the media overstates his status. His views on that and other issues in bioethics have attracted attention and a degree of controversy.

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Total Books: 146
Why Vegan Eating Ethically
2020 - Why Vegan Eating Ethically (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781631498565
ISBN-10: 1631498568
Genres: Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences
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10th Anniversary Edition The Life You Can Save How To Do Your Part To End World Poverty
L'Altruisme efficace
2018 - L'altruisme Efficace (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782352049210
ISBN-10: 2352049210
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Marx A Very Short Introduction
2018 - Marx a Very Short Introduction [Very Short Introductions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780198821076
ISBN-10: 0198821077
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Social Sciences
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One World Now The Ethics of Globalization
2017 - One World Now the Ethics of Globalization [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787559608765
ISBN-10: 7559608760
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self-Help
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Ethics in the Real World 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
The Point of View of the Universe Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics
The Most Good You Can Do How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically
Famine Affluence and Morality
2015 - Famine Affluence and Morality (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780190219208
ISBN-10: 0190219203
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Animal Liberation
2015 - Animal Liberation (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781847923844
ISBN-10: 1847923844
Genre: Science & Math
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Doing the Most Good How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically
2015 - Doing the Most Good How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically [Castle Lectures Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780300180275
ISBN-10: 0300180276
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Nick Brandt On This Earth a Shadow Falls
2014 - Nick Brandt on This Earth a Shadow Falls (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781938922442
ISBN-10: 1938922441
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A Companion to Bioethics
2011 - A Companion to Bioethics [Blackwell Companions to Philosophy] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444350845
ISBN-10: 1444350846
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math, Medical Books
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The Expanding Circle Ethics Evolution and Moral Progress
2011 - The Expanding Circle Ethics Evolution and Moral Progress (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780691150697
ISBN-10: 0691150699
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Practical Ethics
2011 - Practical Ethics (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521881418
ISBN-10: 0521881412
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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The Life You Can Save How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty
2010 - The Life You Can Save How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780812981568
ISBN-10: 0812981561
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Ireland Car Tours and Walks
2010 - Ireland Car Tours and Walks [Landscapes] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781856913850
ISBN-10: 1856913856
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Marx
2010 - Marx [A Brief Insight] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781402768880
ISBN-10: 1402768885
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A Shadow Falls
2009 - A Shadow Falls (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810954151
ISBN-10: 081095415X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
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The Life You Can Save Acting Now to End World Poverty
2009 - The Life You Can Save Acting Now to End World Poverty (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781400067107
ISBN-10: 1400067103
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Animal Liberation The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement
2009 - Animal Liberation the Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement [P.S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061711305
ISBN-10: 0061711306
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math
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2006 - Eating (Paperback)
2006 - Ireland [Landscapes] (Paperback)
2003 - Tica Prctica [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Hegel a Very Short Introduction [Very Short Introductions] (Paperback)
2000 - Ethics Into Action Henry Spira and the Animal Rights Movement [Studies in Social, Political, Legal Philosophy] (Hardcover)
1998 - Landscapes of Ireland a Countryside Guide [Sunflower Countryside Guide] (Hardcover)
1986 - Applied Ethics [Oxford Readings in Philosophy] (Hardcover)
1986 - Should the Baby Live [Studies in Bioethics] (Hardcover)
1983 - Hegel [Past Masters] (Paperback)Hardcover
Etica Para VIvir Mejor [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Proyecto Gran Simio El [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Liberacion Animal [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Libertao Animal [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)