Quotes by Peter Singer

About Peter Singer:

Peter Albert David Singer is an Australian moral philosopher. He is currently the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne. He specializes in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, utilitarian perspective. He is known in particular for his book, Animal Liberation (1975), a canonical text in animal rights/liberation theory. For most of his career, he supported preference utilitarianism, but in his later years became a classical or hedonistic utilitarian, when co-authoring The Point of View of the Universe with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek.

Author Bio

  • NamePeter Singer
  • DescriptionAustralian philosopher
  • BornJuly 6, 1946
  • CountryAustralia
  • ProfessionPhilosopher
  • Awards; Order Of Australia