Peter Singer Quotes (140 quotes)
“We are responsible not only for what we do but also for what we could have prevented.”
Introduction (p. xv) - Writings on an Ethical Life (2000)
“It is easy for us to criticize the prejudices of our grandfathers, from which our fathers freed themselves. It is more difficult to search for prejudices among the beliefs and values that we hold.”
Ch. 3: Equality for Animals? (p. 49) - Practical Ethics, 3rd Edition (2011)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPeter Singer
Born: July 6, 1946 (age 73)
Bio: Peter Albert David Singer AC is an Australian Jewish moral philosopher. He is currently the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne. He specialises in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, preference utilitarian perspective.