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About Peter Singer

Peter Singer is professor of bioethics at Princeton University, and laureate professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), University of Melbourne. His website is here. His books include The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty (Random House, 2009), Animal Liberation (1975; HarperCollins, 2001), Practical Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 1993), Ethics (Oxford University Press, 1994), Writings on an Ethical Life (HarperCollins, 2001), One World: The Ethics of Globalization (Yale University Press, 2002), and Pushing Time Away (HarperCollins, 2003)

Articles by Peter Singer

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A life to save: direct action on poverty

People with more than enough have an immediate and personal obligation to help those living in extreme poverty, says Peter Singer.

(This article was first published on 11 May 2009)

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