Episode 74: Peter Singer on Animal Liberation

Why should only human beings be worthy of moral consideration? Would we still eat animals if we had a sense of their mass-produced suffering? Peter Singer joins Vasant Dhar in episode 74 of Brave New World to discuss his influential work as a philosopher.

Useful resources:
1. Peter Singer at BritannicaWikipediaPrincetonTwitterInstagramAmazon and his own website.
2. Animal Liberation Now — Peter Singer.
3. Animal Machines — Ruth Harrison.
4. My Octopus Teacher — Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed.
5. Seven Up! — Paul Almond.
6. Lawrence Kohlberg’s stages of moral development.
7. A Theory of Justice — John Rawls.
8. Everything is Illuminated — Liev Schreiber.
9. Nudge — Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein.
10. The Life You Can Save.
11. Maneka Gandhi on Animal Rights — Episode 44 of Brave New World.

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