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#16 Utilitarianism - Professor Peter Singer

Premise Podcast - December 20, 2019 12:16 - 24 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
In this episode, I have the pleasure of hosting Professor Peter Singer. Professor Singer gives an introduction to the theory of utilitarianism, the main arguments for it, and what major utilitarianists such as Bentham, Mill, Sidgwick, and Singer himself have contributed to the theory. Professor S...

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Peter Singer, Princeton philosopher

Crazy Money with Paul Ollinger - December 03, 2019 06:47 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 226 ratings
Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University whom The New Yorker called “the world’s most influential living philosopher.”     The founder of The Life You Can Save, an organization named after his book of the same name, Peter believes it is our moral duty ...

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"Best of" Interview with Peter Singer

Abiding in Christ w/ Jim Wood - January 11, 2019 22:10 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
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Peter Singer, the Philosopher Who Invented Animal Rights

Main Street Vegan - November 22, 2018 02:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 193 ratings
Animal Liberation, Singer's 1975 classic, introduced the term "animal rights," and this Australian moral philosopher has continued to influence contemporary thought about animals and effective altruism. Show notes.

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Andy Bannister vs Peter Singer – Do we need God to be good?

Unbelievable? - November 02, 2018 16:46 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Justin is joined for the 6th episode of The Big Conversation by moral philosopher and atheist Peter Singer, professor of bioethics at Princeton University, and Christian theologian Andy Bannister of Solas Centre for Public Christianity. They debate whether humans have intrinsic value and dignit...

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EP 57: Peter Singer

I Learned Nothing - August 24, 2018 09:20 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 122 ratings
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Future Forums: Environment with Peter Singer

ACCA Podcast - July 28, 2017 02:15 - 55 minutes
In the first of ACCA's Future Forums for the exhibition Greater Together, philosopher Peter Singer discusses working together for positive change in terms of the environment with special guest Fiona Gruber to facilitate audience discussion. Supported by Media Partner The Saturday Paper. Wednesda...

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Ethics in the Real World with Professor Peter Singer (Part Two)

Provocative Enlightenment Radio - April 27, 2017 23:32 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
Peter Singer has been described as the world’s most influential living philosopher. His book Animal Liberation is credited with having triggered the animal rights movement, while his work on global poverty has played an important role in promoting Effective Altruism, which encourages more effecti...

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Ethics in the Real World with Professor Peter Singer (Part One)

Provocative Enlightenment Radio - April 27, 2017 23:32 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
Peter Singer has been described as the world’s most influential living philosopher. His book Animal Liberation is credited with having triggered the animal rights movement, while his work on global poverty has played an important role in promoting Effective Altruism, which encourages more effecti...

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Episode #085 ... Peter Singer on Effective Altruism

Philosophize This! - June 21, 2016 04:47 - 24 minutes ★★★★★ - 10.2K ratings
Today we talk about the great Peter Singer, his views on the unique moral obligations that we face as members of modern society and how we might fulfill the obligations in the most effective manner.  Support the show on Patreon! www.philosophizethis.org for additional content. Thank you fo...

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Is human life intrinsically valuable? Peter Singer, Richard Weikart & Susan Blackmore

Unbelievable? - May 07, 2016 09:42 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Richard Weikart, professor of history at California State University, joins Justin to talk about his new book 'The Death of Humanity'. He says the loss of belief in the value of human life is leading to disastrous consequences for society. Peter Singer is an Australian ethicist who believes we sh...

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Peter Singer: Maximizing Morality with Reason

Point of Inquiry - April 27, 2015 18:20 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 743 ratings
Peter Singer has revolutionized the way we think about morals and values. He’s lead the way in providing evidence for some of the toughest moral controversies such as animal rights, abortion, and wealth inequality. Singer’s newest book is entitled The Most Good You Can Do, and it's an exploratio...

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Rationally Speaking #97 - Peter Singer on Being a Utilitarian in the Real World

Rationally Speaking Podcast - November 25, 2013 01:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 464 ratings
Few philosophers have as wide of an impact on the general public as ethicist Peter Singer, this week's guest on Rationally Speaking podcast. Singer's utilitarian arguments about how we should treat animals, why we have a moral obligation to give to charity, whether infants should count as "people...

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Peter Singer on Life and Death Decision-Making (originally on Bioethics Bites)

Philosophy Bites - April 29, 2012 07:39 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
How should doctors, patients and family make end of life decisions? Peter Singer explores questions about euthanasia, abortion and autonomy in conversation with Nigel Warburton in this bonus episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast (originally released on Bioethics Bites). This episode was made a...

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Peter Singer on Henry Sidgwick's Ethics

Philosophy Bites - July 17, 2011 16:39 - 12 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Henry Sidgwick, who died in 1900, is something of a philosophers' philosopher. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Peter Singer explains why he thinks this late Victorian Englishman is so important for the utilitarian tradition and why is ideas continue to have relevance. Philosophy ...

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Peter Singer on the Life You Can Save

Philosophy Bites - August 15, 2010 13:03 - 15 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
If you saw a child drowning in a shallow pond would you save that child? If you would, why don't you give the small amount of money necessary to save a child from starvation or disease in parts of Africa? Peter Singer argues that the differences between the two cases are not as great as they fir...

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Show 479 Dinesh D'Souza debates Peter Singer at Biola University. Part 2 of 2. 41 minutes 9MB

American Conservative University - November 23, 2009 08:00 - 41 minutes ★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
Show 479 Dinesh D'Souza debates Peter Singer at Biola University. Part 2 of 2.  41 minutes 9MB Dinesh  DSouza  Peter  Singer  Debate  Christianity  Atheism 

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Show 478 Dinesh D'Souza debates Peter Singer at Biola University. Part 1 of 2.

American Conservative University - November 20, 2009 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
Show 478 Dinesh D'Souza debates Peter Singer at Biola University. Part 1 of 2.  62 minutes 14MB To watch the video visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phgb67NAaHA&feature=related    

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Peter Singer - The Life You Can Save

Point of Inquiry - June 19, 2009 23:42 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 743 ratings
Peter Singer has been called "the world’s most influential living philosopher," by The New Yorker and Time Magazine listed him in “The Time 100,” their annual listing of the world’s 100 most influential people. He is DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and laureate professor a...

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Peter Singer - Ethics in an Age of Darwin

Point of Inquiry - November 07, 2008 17:04 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 743 ratings
One of the most controversial and influential philosophers alive today, Peter Singer is DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and laureate professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne. He writes a regular column for Free Inquiry magazi...

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Peter Singer on Human Use of Animals

Philosophy Bites - May 08, 2008 09:48 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
In this bonus episode produced in association with the Open University as part of the Ethics Bites series, Peter Singer, perhaps the world's best known living philosopher, discusses how we treat animals. A transcript of this episode is available from www.open2.net/ethicsbites/

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Peter Singer - The Way We Eat

Point of Inquiry - February 09, 2007 16:41 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 743 ratings
Peter Singer has been called "the world's most influential living philosopher," by The New Yorker and Time Magazine listed him in "The Time 100," their annual listing of the world's 100 most influential people. One of the most controversial philosophers alive today, he is DeCamp Professor of Bi...

Books written by Peter Singer

The Lives of Animals
J.M. Coetzee, Amy Gutmann, Peter Singer, Wendy Doniger, Barbara Smuts, Marjorie Garber

1 Episode - 136 pages - ★★★★ - 1.83K ratings

The Great Ape Project: Equality Beyond Humanity
Paola Cavalieri, Peter Singer

312 pages - ★★★★ - 86 ratings