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Peter Singer at Montalto


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How can we make the world a better place? One of Australia’s most renowned philosophers offers some answers over a special vegan menu designed by the award-winning Montalto kitchen.


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About the Event

Peter Singer is one of Australia’s preeminent ethicists and thinkers. On this special occasion at Montalto, he will be in conversation about his lifetime of work, including his latest book The Buddhist and the Ethicist: Conversations on Effective Altruism, Engaged Buddhism, and How to Build a Better World, co-written with Buddhist monastic and social activist Shih Chao-Hwei. In conversation with host of ABC Radio’s Big Ideas Natasha Mitchell, Singer will discuss the big questions of altruism, morality and ethics in the modern world.

In alignment with Singer’s decades of work furthering animal rights and considering the ethics of what we eat, Montalto will offer an entirely vegan seasonal menu for the occasion.


Peter Singer will be signing books after the event.

Presented in partnership with Montalto.


Accessible toilets available

Companion tickets available

Wheelchair accessible

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About the Book


The bookseller for this event is Antipodes Bookshop and Gallery.

About Books and Ideas at Montalto

Set at Montalto’s stunning Red Hill winery on the Mornington Peninsula, join some of Australia’s most beloved writers for an intimate discussion about their work – served with excellent food and wine.


Books and Ideas at Montalto


Peter Singer

Australian philosopher Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and the recipient of the Berggruen Prize for ideas that shape human self-understanding. He is the author of more than twenty books, including The Ethics of What We Eat (with Jim Mason) and The Mo... Read more

Natasha Mitchell

Natasha Mitchell is a multi-award-winning journalist, radio presenter, podcaster, and audio storyteller. She is host of the ABC Radio National’s flagship Big Ideas program and podcast, was founding host and producer of the internationally renowned radio show and one of the ABC’s first podcas... Read more



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