The 2011 Barry Taylor and David Lewis Philosophy Lecture—Animal Liberation: Retrospect and Prospect

The 2011 Barry Taylor and David Lewis Philosophy Lecture — Animal Liberation: Retrospect and Prospect — will be presented by Professor Peter Singer.

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 DisobediencePractical EthicsThe Expanding Circle: ethics and sociobiologyMarxHegelHow Are We to Live?Rethinking Life and DeathA Darwinian LeftOne World: Ethics and globalizationThe Way We Eat: Why our food choices matter, and The Life You Can Save: Acting now to end world poverty

Time: 
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 at 6.30pm

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

To book a place, go here.

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