Peter Singer

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Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University

Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He specializes in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, preference utilitarian perspective. Singer is well-known for his book, Animal Liberation, a canonical text in animal rights/liberation theory. From 2005 on, Singer has also held the part-time position of Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.

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Wednesday, October 10
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Intelligence Squared Debates @ CIW

Ration End-of-Life Care Just because we can extend life, should we? The U.S. is expected to spend $2.8 trillion on health care in 2012. Medicare... read more
Speakers: Dr. Art Kellermann, Peter Singer, Sally Pipes, Ken Connor and more speakers to be announced
Albert Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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