As part of the Authors@Google series, philosopher Peter Singer talks about how each of us has a role to play in ending world poverty. His book on this topic is The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty.
Peter Singer is recognized as one of the most influential philosophers alive. He is the author of Animal Liberation and Practical Ethics, and has motivated countless people to give more to charity. His most recent book is The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty, and he has recently set up an organization of the same name. In this talk he speaks about the ethical argument for charitable giving and steps we can take to have a positive impact.