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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