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The 2011 David Lewis and Barry Taylor Philosophy Lecture


Animal Liberation: Retrospect and Prospect

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The 2011 Barry Taylor and David Lewis Philosophy Lecture

The School of Historical

and Philosophical Studies Public Lecture Series

Presented by Professor Peter Singer
Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University’s Center for Human Values and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.

Peter Singer is Australia’s best-known public intellectual. His groundbreaking 1975 book, Animal Liberation, made him an internationally famous figure and helped launch the animal rights movement. He is currently president of Animal Rights International, co-founder and President of The Great Ape Project, and Vice-President of the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (UK). His many books on ethics and philosophy include: Democracy and Disobedience, Practical Ethics, The Expanding Circle: ethics and sociobiology, Marx, Hegel, How Are We to Live?, Rethinking Life and Death, A Darwinian LeftOne World: Ethics and globalization, The Way We Eat: Why our food choices matter, The Life You Can Save: Acting now to end world poverty.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011 | 6.30pm

Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
(Corner Swanston Street and Monash Road)
No parking available on campus.

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Registration opens on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 and closes on Wednesday, 27 July 2011.

Contact Jean Goh in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at or 9035 3296.

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