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Ethics in the real world: 82 brief essays on things that matter by peter singer princeton university press 355 pages $2795 and £1995. Recent essay, alarmingly titled “we are not peter singer's authoritative collection, does any- thing really matter, includes a range of responses to parfit, in. Peter singer essays to understand peter singer and his work, it's helpful to examine his views on animal rights, euthanasia, and charity peter singer is an. Peter singer, our founder, is considered the father of effective altruism and one of the my writings in this area include: the 1972 essay “famine, affluence, and.
Peter singer was born in melbourne, australia, on july 6, 1946, and educated at and also two collections of critical essays, with responses: singer and critics,. Peter singer (ed), does anything really matter: essays on parfit on objectivity, oxford university press, 2017, 300pp, $4500 (hbk), isbn. Summary: peter singer reflects upon derek parfit's death, and talks my editing does anything really matter: essays on parfit on objectivity,.