Singer, Peter, 1946-....

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Peter Singer, born in Melbourne 6 July 1946, was Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Human Bioethics at Monash University from 1979 (1983) to 1999 and subsequently Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. In 2005 he was appointed (part-time) Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, concurrent with his Princeton appointment. He is widely recognised in Australia and internationally for his contribution to animal rights debates, an interest developed during his years at Oxford and popularised through his influential book Animal Liberation, and the Great Ape Project, and in the broader of philosophy and ethics.

From the description of Papers of Peter Singer [manuscript]. 1965-1999. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223011972

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creatorOf Aya Press. Ariel and Caliban, 1980. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Singer, Peter, 1946-. Papers of Peter Singer [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Jim Mason papers relating to Animal factories, 1975-2000 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Valverde, Sam Isaac. Interests and desires in Peter Singer's ethics / Sam Isaac Valverde. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Mason, Jim. Jim Mason papers relating to Animal factories, 1975-2000. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Monash Centre for Human Bioethics. Records of the journal Bioethics [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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Birth 1946-07-06





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