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Peter Singer

World-renowned ethicist and author of the Life you can Save
Peter Singer Peter Singer was born in Melbourne and educated at the universities of Melbourne and Oxford. He has taught at Oxford, La Trobe and Monash universities and since 1999 and has been Ira W DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He also holds the part-time position of Laureate Professor and is a member of the Australian Research Council Special Research Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) at the University of Melbourne. Peter is the author of several books on ethics including the seminal Animal Liberation and Democracy and Disobedience. His most recent book is The Life You Can Save. He is founding President of the International Association of Bioethics and, outside academic life, is the co-founder, and President, of The Great Ape Project, an international effort to obtain basic rights for chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans. He is also President of Animal Rights International.