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Singer, Peter

Since 1999, Singer has been Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. From 2005 on, he has also held the part-time position of Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. He is the author of such books as The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty. Outside academic life, Peter Singer is a Vice-President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (UK), a member of the Leadership Council of Oxfam America, and a member of the Advisory Board of GiveWell.net.

Posts by Singer, Peter

  • Q&A with Peter Singer: “effective altruism” and corporate philanthropy (01.14.14 )

    By Alex Parkinson, Research Associate, The Conference Board, and Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University Renowned philosopher and professor of bioethics at Princeton University, Peter Singer, responds to questions about what “effective altruism” means for corporate philanthropy.

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