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Wrigley Lecture Series

Peter Singer

  • Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University
  • Laureate Professor, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne

Singer specializes in practical ethics, approaching ethical issues mostly from a preference utilitarian perspective. Dr. Singer supports and is actively involved in several humanitarian organizations worldwide, including Oxfam, an organization that works directly with local grass roots organizations in developing countries, and supervises the way its money is used to prevent corruption and waste. He is also the President of Animals Rights International and Chair in the Board of Directors of The Great Ape Project.

Singer has been called "the world's most influential living philosopher," by The New Yorker and Time Magazine listed him in "The Time 100," their annual listing of the world's 100 most influential people.

Monday, April 28, 2008