The Hong Kong International Literary Festival

Philosopher Peter Singer

The Most Good You Can Do: Peter Singer on Living Ethically

22 April 2015

Thank you for making the lecture with Peter Singer such a success. We were delighted to have a full house and to hear such excellent questions from a wide range of audience members.

The Festival would like to take this opportunity to thank the University of Hong Kong for their sponsorship of this event. Peter Singer is in Hong Kong under the auspices of the University’s Faculty of the Arts and its Second Century Lecture Series, and the Festival is grateful to the University for their support.

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About Professor Singer:

Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University, and Laureate Professor, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne. In 2005 Time magazine named him one of the 100 most important people, and in 2013 he was third on the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute’s ranking of Global Thought Leaders. He was made a Companion of the Order of Australia, the nation’s highest civic honour, in 2012 and is the founder of The Life You Can Save, an effective altruism group that encourages people to donate money to the most effective charities working today. His latest work, The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically, was published by Yale University Press in April 2015.

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