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Peter Singer

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Peter Albert David Singer (born 6 July 1946) is an Australian philosopher, currently a professor of philosophy at Princeton University and at the University of Melbourne. Singer is generally regarded as one the most influential living philosophers, and has been a key figure behind both the animal welfare and the effective altruism movements.

Bibliography

MacAskill, William & Darius Meissner (2020) Peter Singer, Utilitarianism.

Schultz, Bart (2013) Peter Singer, in James E. Crimmins (ed.) The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism, London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 509–514.

Wiblin, Robert, Arden Koehler & Keiran Harris (2019) Peter Singer on being provocative, EA, how his moral views have changed, & rescuing children drowning in ponds, 80,000 Hours, December 5.

External links

Peter Singer. Official website.

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