1: A life and its legacy 2: The young Hegelian 3: From God to money 4: Enter the proletariat 5: The first Marxism 6: Tracing the development of the Materialist theory of history 7: The goal of history 8: Economics 9: Communism and revolution 10: Was Marx right? 11: Is Marx still relevant?Further ReadingIndex
Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, a position that he now combines with the position of Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. An Australian, in 2012 he was made a Companion to the Order of Australia, his country's highest civilian honour. His books include Animal Liberation (1975; Bodley Head, 2015) Practical Ethics (1979; CUP, 2011), The Life You Can Save (Picador, 2010), and The Most Good You Can Do (Yale University Press, 2015).
An admirably balanced portrait of the man and his achievement. * The Observer *