Peter A Singer

Peter A Singer

Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values
Peter A Singer

Peter Singer was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1946, and educated at the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford.  Since 1999 he has been Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University.

Peter Singer first became well-known internationally in 1975 with the publication of Animal Liberation.  His other books include: How Are We to Live?  Rethinking Life and Death, One World, The Ethics of What We Eat (with Jim Mason) ,The Life You Can Save and The Point of View of the Universe (with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek).

Peter Singer is married, with three daughters and four grandchildren.  His recreations, apart from reading and writing, include hiking and surfing.

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University Center for Human Values
Princeton University
5 Ivy Lane
Princeton, NJ, USA, 08544
p: 609 258 2202

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