The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
Peter Singer is a philosopher and professor of bioethics at Princeton University. He’s most famous for his book "Animal Liberation," which was one of the seminal texts of the animal rights movement. He’s also highly controversial for his views on euthanasia and the responsibility of the world’s affluent for the world’s poor. He talks with Diane about his new book, which brings together for the first time his most influential writings.
- Peter Singer author, philosopher, and professor of bioethics at Princeton University
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