Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne.
He is also the co-founder of The Life You Can Save and continues to actively work with the Team and serve on its board of directors. The Life You Can Save, based on his book of the same name, is a nonprofit devoted to spreading his ideas about why we should be doing much more to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty.
Peter Singer first became well-known internationally after the publication of Animal Liberation (1975). His other books include: Democracy and Disobedience (1973); Practical Ethics (1979, 3rd. ed. 2011); The Expanding Circle (1981, new ed 2011); Marx (1980); Hegel (1983); How Are We to Live? (1995); The President of Good and Evil (2004); The Ethics of What We Eat (2006) (co-authored with Jim Mason); The Life You Can Save (2009); The Most Good You Can Do (2015); and Ethics in the Real World (2016).