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School of Law Author Series 2020/21 - Seminar 3 with Professor Peter Singer

School of Law Author Series 2020/21 - Leading Authors in Conversation with Donna Lyons. Seminar 3 with Professor Peter Singer.

Professor Peter Singer speaking at Trinity School of Law on his new book, ‘Why Vegan?’ on the day of its release

Date and time: 12pm-1pm Irish Standard Time, Thursday, 24 September 2020

Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University, will be discussing this important new book with Donna Lyons, Trinity College Dublin School of Law on the day of its release, Thursday, 24 September 2020.

This event will take place at 12 noon Irish Standard Time (which is 9pm in Melbourne) where Professor Singer will tune in from. The event is free and open to all. It will be possible for attendees to join the webinar directly via the link on Zoom.the event will be simultaneously live-streamed on the Law School Facebook Page. There will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions of Professor Singer during the session.

In this book, Peter Singer, one of the great moral philosophers of the modern age, asks unflinching questions about how we should live our lives. The ideas collected in these writings, arguing that human tyranny over animals is a wrong comparable to racism and sexism, triggered the animal rights movement and gave impetus to the rise in vegan eating.