Peter Singer

1946 - Today

Peter Singer

Peter Albert David Singer (born 6 July 1946) is an Australian moral philosopher. He is 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, utilitarian perspective. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Singer has received more than 1,726,641 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 296th most popular philosopher.

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  • 45

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  • 7.18

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  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Peter Singer ranks 294 out of 1,005Before him are John Searle, A. S. Neill, Ágnes Heller, Ammonius Saccas, G. E. Moore, and François Fénelon. After him are Pherecydes of Syros, Huineng, Prodicus, Georges Sorel, Alcmaeon of Croton, and Antonio Negri.

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Among people born in 1946, Peter Singer ranks 45Before him are Marina Abramović, Robert Fripp, Liza Minnelli, Talia Shire, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, and Dolly Parton. After him are Nicos Anastasiades, Arrigo Sacchi, Chris Slade, Demetris Christofias, Masoud Barzani, and Tansu Çiller.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Peter Singer ranks 14 out of 575Before him are Elton Mayo (1880), Errol Flynn (1909), Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), Alexander Prokhorov (1916), and Rupert Murdoch (1931). After him are Colleen McCullough (1937), Hugh Jackman (1968), Heath Ledger (1979), John Eccles (1903), Truganini (1812), and Robin Warren (1937).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Australia

Among philosophers born in Australia, Peter Singer ranks 1After him are Samuel Alexander (1859) and David Chalmers (1966).

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