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 Disobedience, Practical Ethics, The Expanding Circle: ethics and sociobiology, Marx, Hegel, How Are We to Live?, Rethinking Life and Death, A Darwinian Left, One World: Ethics and globalization, The Way We Eat: Why our food choices matter, and The Life You Can Save: Acting now to end world poverty
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 at 6.30pm
Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
(Corner Swanston Street and Monash Road)
No parking available on campus.
To book a place, go here.