You know what's hip if you know the name Peter Singer in 2150. People know his name now (2013) but he will be a Descartes, a Newton come 2150.
Created by deanmullen2014 on 2013-12-31; known on 2150-01-01
- deanmullen2014 estimated 50% on 2013-12-31
- simplicio estimated 20% and said “As far as I can tell, Singer is more of a popularizer than an outstanding theorist. Presumably, the fame is to come from his promotion of ethical altruism? But his brand doesn’t signal as well as Mother Teresa types, sadly.” on 2014-01-02
- Patrick Brinich-Langlois estimated 15% and said “I remember another ethicist (Shelly Kagan?) saying something similar in a popular-press profile of Singer (that he hasn’t contributed much to theory).” on 2014-01-13
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