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Democracy and Disobedience, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1973; Oxford University Press, New York, 1974; Gregg Revivals, Aldershot, Hampshire, 1994
Spanish translation, Democracia y Desobediencia, Editorial Ariel, Barcelona, 1985

Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for our Treatment of Animals, New York Review/Random House, New York, 1975; Cape, London, 1976; Avon, New York, 1977; Paladin, London, 1977; Thorsons, London, 1983
Dutch translation, Pro Mens, Pro Dier, Anthos, Baarn, 1977
German translation, Befreiung der Tiere, Hirthammer, Munich, 1982
Spanish translation, Liberacion Animal, A.L.E.C.A., Lope de Vega, Mexico, 1985
Italian translation, Liberazione Animali, Lega Anti-Vivesezione, Rome, 1987
Japanese translation, Gijutsu-to-Ningen, Tokyo, 1988
Finnish translation, Oikeutta Eläimille, Werner Söderström, Helsinki, 1991
Animal Liberation, 2nd edition, New York Review/Random House, 1990; Jonathan Cape, London, 1990; Avon, New York, 1991; Thorsons, London, 1991; Pimlico, London, 1995; Ecco, New York, 2001 (with a new preface); Harper Perennial, New York, 2009 (with a new preface and other material)
Italian translation, Liberazione Animali, Mondadori, Milan, 1991
Finnish translation, Oikeutta Eläimille, Werner Söderström, Helsinki, 1991
Swedish translation, Djurens Frigörelse, Nya Doxa, Stockholm, 1992
French translation, La Libération Animale, Grasset, Paris, 1993
Dutch translation, Dierenbevrijding, De Geus, Breda, 1994
Chinese translation, Life Conservation Association, Taipei, 1996
German translation, Befreiung der Tiere, Rowohlt, Hamburg, 1996
Croatian translation, Ibis Grafika, Zagreb, 1998
Spanish translation, Liberacion Animal, Mexico, 1995; Trotta Sociedad Anonima Editorial, Spain, 1999
Hebrew translation, Or-Am, 1999
Korean translation, In Gan Sa Rang, Seoul, 1999
Portuguese translation, Libertação Animal, Via Óptima, Oporto, 2000
Czech translation, Osvobození Zvírat, Práh, Prague, 2001
Norwegian translation, Spartacus, Oslo, 2002
Polish translation, Wyzwolenie zwierząt, Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy, Warsaw, 2004
Portuguese (Brazil) translation, Libertação Animal, Lugano Editora, Rio de Janeiro, 2004; WMFMartins Fontes, São Paolo 2010
Chinese (simplified characters) translation, Qingdao Publishing House, Qingdao, 2005
Turkish translation, Hayvan Özgürleşmesi, Ayrinti Yayinlari, Çemberlitaş -İst, 2005
Finnish translation, Oikeutta Eläimille, Animalia, Helsinki, 2007
Greek translation, Antigone, Thessaloniki, 2011
Spanish translation, Taurus, Madrid, 2011
Japanese translation, Jimbun Shoin, Kyoto, 2011
French translation, La libération animale, Payot, 2012
Korean translation, Yeonamseoga, 2012

Animal Rights and Human Obligations: An Anthology (co-editor with Thomas Regan), Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1976
Italian translation, Edizioni Gruppo Abele, Turin, 1988
2nd revised edition, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1989

Practical Ethics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1979
German translation, Praktische Ethik, Reclam, Stuttgart, 1984
Spanish translation, Etica Practica, Ariel, Barcelona, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1995
Italian translation, Etica Pratica, Liguori, Naples, 1989
Swedish translation, Praktisk Etik, Thales, Stockholm, 1990
Japanese translation, Jissen no Rinri, Showa-do, Kyoto, 1991
Practical Ethics, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 1993
Danish translation, Praktisk Etik, Hans Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen, 1993
Portuguese (Brazilian) translation, Ética Prática, Livraria Martins Fontes, Sao Paolo, 1994
German translation, Praktische Ethik, Reclam, Stuttgart, 1994
Swedish translation, Praktisk Etik, Thales, Stockholm, 1996
Spanish translation, Ética Práctica, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995
Korean translation, Chul-hak, Seoul, 1998
French translation, Questions d'éthique pratique, Bayard Presse, 1997
Bengali translation, Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1996
Portuguese translation, Ética Prática, Gradiva, Lisbon, 2000
Serbian translation, Signature, Belgrade, 2001
Swedish translation, Praktisk Etik, Thales, Stockholm, 2002
Polish translation, Etyka praktyczna, Wydawnictwo Książka i Wiedza, Warsaw, 2003
Chinese (simplified characters) edition, Oriental Press, Beijing, 2005
Hebrew translation, Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 2009
Practical Ethics, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2011

Marx, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1980; Hill & Wang, New York, 1980; reissued as Marx: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2000; also included in full in K. Thomas (ed.), Great Political Thinkers: Machiavelli, Hobbes, Mill and Marx, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992
Italian translation, Dall Oglio, Milan, 1981; Italian Book Club edition, Club degli Editori, Milan, 1982
Japanese translation, Yushodo Press, Tokyo, 1989
Dutch translation, Lemniscaat, Rotterdam, 1999
Persian translation, Tarh-e-No, Teheran, 2000
Portuguese (Brazilian) translation, Edições Loyola, Sao Paolo, 2003
Greek translation, Polytropon, Athens, 2006

Animal Factories (co-author with James Mason), Crown, New York, 1980
Japanese translation, Gendai Shokan, Tokyo, 1983
2nd revised edition, Harmony, New York, 1990

The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1981; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1981; New American Library, New York, 1982; reissued as Expanding Circle: Ethics, Evolution, and Moral Progress, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2011 (with a new preface and afterword)
Korean translation, In Gan Sa Rang, Seoul, 1999
Korean translation, Yeonamseoga, 2011

Hegel, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 1982; reissued as Hegel: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2001; also included in full in German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997
Spanish translation, Harla, Mexico, 1996
Czech translation, Odeon, Prague, 1995
Polish translation, Michael Urbański, Warsaw, 1996
Romanian translation, Humanitas, Bucharest, 1996
Japanese translation, Aoki Shoten, 1996
Persian translation, Tarh-e-No, Teheran, 2000
Dutch translation, Lemniscaat, Rotterdam, 2000
Greek translation, Polytropon, Athens, 2006
Russian translation, Oxford University Press, Moscow, 2007
Portuguese (Brazilian), Edições Loyola, Sao Paolo, 2012

Test-Tube Babies: a guide to moral questions, present techniques, and future possibilities (co-edited with William Walters), Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982
Japanese translation, Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo, 1983

The Reproduction Revolution: New Ways of Making Babies (co-author with Deane Wells), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1984
revised American edition, Making Babies, Scribner's New York, 1985
Dutch translation, Het Nieuwe Nageslacht, Anthos, Baarn, 1985
Polish translation, Dzieci z probówki, Wiedza Powszechna, Warsaw, 1988
Japanese translation, Koyo Shobo, Kyoto, 1989

Should the Baby Live? The Problem of Handicapped Infants (co-author with Helga Kuhse), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1985; Oxford University Press, New York, 1986; Gregg Revivals, Aldershot, Hampshire, 1994
German translation, Müss dieses Kind am Leben Bleiben?, Harald Fischer, Erlangen, 1993

In Defence of Animals (ed.), Blackwells, Oxford, 1985; Harper & Row, New York, 1986
German translation, Verteidigt der Tiere, Neff, Vienna, 1986; pb, Ullstein, Frankfurt, 1988
Dutch translation, Dierenactiboek, Anthos, Baarn, 1986
Italian translation, In Difesa degli Animali, Lucarini, Rome, 1987
Japanese translation, Doubutsu no Kenri, Gijutsu to ningen, Tokyo, 1986

Ethical and Legal Issues in Guardianship Options for Intellectually Disadvantaged People (co-author with Terry Carney), Human Rights Commission Monograph Series, no. 2, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1986

Applied Ethics (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1986

Animal Liberation: A Graphic Guide (co-author with Lori Gruen), Camden Press, London, 1987

Embryo Experimentation (co-editor with Helga Kuhse, Stephen Buckle, Karen Dawson and Pascal Kasimba), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990; paperback edition, updated, 1993

A Companion to Ethics (ed.), Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1991; paperback edition, 1993
Spanish translation, Compendio de Etica, Alianza, Madrid, 1995
Polish translation, Przewodnik po etyce, Wydawnictwo Książka i Wiedza, Warsaw, 1998
Serbian translation, Izdavacka Knjizarnica Zorana Stojanovica, 2004
Korean translation, Chulhak-Kwa-Hyunsil, 2005
Romanian translation, Tratat de Etica, Polirom, Bucharest, 2007

Save the Animals! (Australian edition, co-author with Barbara Dover and Ingrid Newkirk), Collins Angus & Robertson, North Ryde, NSW, 1991

The Great Ape Project: Equality Beyond Humanity (co-editor with Paola Cavalieri), Fourth Estate, London, 1993; hardback, St Martin's Press, New York, 1994; paperback, St Martin's Press, New York, 1995
German translation, Menschenrechten für die Grossen Menschenaffen, Peter Goldmann, Munich, 1994; paperback, Goldmann, 1996
Italian translation, Il Progetto Grande Scimmia: Equalianza oltre i confini della species umana, Theoria, Rome, 1994
Spanish translation, El Proyecto 'Gran Simio', Trotta Sociedad Anonima Editorial, Madrid, 1998
Japanese translation, Showado, Kyoto, 2001
French translation, Le Projet Grands Singes, One Voice, Nantes, 2003

How Are We to Live? Ethics in an Age of Self-interest, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 1993; Mandarin, London, 1995; Prometheus, Buffalo, NY, 1995; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997
German translation, Wie Sollen Wir Leben?, Harald Fischer, Erlangen, 1996
Japanese translation, Horitsu-bunka sha, Kyoto, 1995
Swedish translation, Natur och Kultur, Stockholm, 1997
Spanish translation, Etica para vivir mejor, Editorial Ariel, Barcelona, 1997
Korean translation, Sejong Books, Seoul, 1997
Taiwanese translation, Royal Publishing Co, 2009
Chinese (simplified characters) translation, Peking University Press, 2012

Ethics (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1994

Individuals, Humans and Persons: Questions of Life and Death (co-author with Helga Kuhse), Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin, Germany, 1994
German translation, Individuen, Menschen, Personen, Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin, Germany, 1999

Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 1994; St Martin's Press, New York, 1995; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995
Italian translation, Ripensare la vita, Il Saggiatore, Milan, 1996
Dutch translation, Tussen Dood en Leven, Jan van Arkel, Utrecht, 1997
German translation, Leben und Tod, Harald Fischer, Erlangen, 1998
Polish translation, O życiu i śmierci, Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy, Warsaw, 1997
Japanese translation, Showa-Do, 2001
Spanish translation, Repensar La Vida Y La Muerte, Paidos, Barcelona, 1997
Korean translation, Cheolhak-Gua-Hyunsil, Seoul, 2003
Slovenian translation, Razmislimo znova o življenju in smrti, Studia Humanitatis, Ljubljana, 2004

The Greens (co-author with Bob Brown), Text Publishing, Melbourne, 1996

The Allocation of Health Care Resources: An Ethical Evaluation of the "QALY" Approach (co-author with John McKie, Jeff Richardson and Helga Kuhse), Ashgate/Dartmouth, Aldershot, 1998

A Companion to Bioethics (co-editor with Helga Kuhse), Blackwell, Oxford, 1998
Korean translation, In Gan Sa Rang, Seoul, 2005
A Companion to Bioethics (co-editor with Helga Kuhse), 2nd revised edition, John Wiley and Sons Ltd Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

Ethics into Action: Henry Spira and the Animal Rights Movement, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, Maryland, 1998; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1999
German translation, Henry Spira und die Tierrechtsbewegung, Harald Fischer Verlag, Erlangen, 2001
Chinese translation, Persimmon Cultural Enterprise, Taiwan, 2006

Bioethics: An Anthology (co-editor with Helga Kuhse), Blackwell, Oxford, 1999
Bioethics. An Anthology (co-editor with Helga Kuhse), 2nd edition, Blackwell, Oxford, 2006

A Darwinian Left, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1999; Yale University Press, New Haven, 2000
Italian translation, Una sinistra darwinia, Edizioni di Comunita, Turin, 2000
Spanish translation, Una izquierda Darwiniana, Crítica, Barcelona, 2000
Greek translation, Athens, 2000
Dutch translation, Darwin voor links, Boom, Amsterdam, 2001
French translation, Une gauche Darwinienne, Cassini, Paris, 2002
Japanese translation, Shinchosa, Tokyo, 2003
Korean edition, E-Um, Seoul, 2007

Writings on an Ethical Life, Ecco, New York, 2000; Fourth Estate, London, 2001
Dutch translation, Een ethisch leven, Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 2001
Italian translation, Il vita come dovrebbe, Il Saggiatore, Milan, 2001
Portuguese (Brazilian) translation, Ediouro Publicacoes, Rio de Janeiro, 2002
Spanish translation, Una vida ética: escritos, Taurus, Madrid, 2002
Portuguese translation, Escritos Sobre Uma Vida Ética, Dom Quixote, Lisbon, 2008
Slovakian translation, Spisy o etickom žití, VSSS, Bratislava, 2009

Unsanctifying Human Life: Essays on Ethics (edited by Helga Kuhse), Blackwell, Oxford, 2001
Spanish translation, Desacralizar la vida humana, Ediciones Catedra, 2003
Japanese translation, Koyo Shobo, 2007

One World: Ethics and Globalization, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002; Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2002; 2nd edition, pb, Yale University Press, 2004; Oxford Longman, Hyderabad, 2004
Spanish translation Un Solo Mundo, La étical de la globalización, Paidós, Barcelona, 2003
Italian translation, One World: L’etica della globalizzazione, Einaudi, Turin, 2003
Dutch translation, Een Wereld: Ethiek in een tijd van globalisering, Lemniscaat, Rotterdam, 2003
Swedish translation, En Värld, Thales, Stockholm, 2003
Chinese translation, Discourse/Business Weekly Publications, Taipei, 2003
Korean translation, Acanet, Seoul, 2003
Portuguese (Portugal) translation, Um Só Mundo, Gradiva, Lisbon, 2004
Portuguese (Brazil) translation, Livraria Martins Fontes, Sao Paulo, 2004
Japanese translation, Showa-do, Tokyo, 2005
Chinese (simplified characters) translation, Oriental Press, Beijing, 2005
Croatian translation, Jedan Svijet, Ibis Grafika, Zagreb, 2005
Polish translation, Książka i Wiedza, Warsaw, 2006
Slovakian translation, VSSS, Bratislava, 2006

Pushing Time Away: My Grandfather and the Tragedy of Jewish Vienna, Ecco Press, New York, 2003; HarperCollins Australia, Melbourne, 2003; Granta, London, 2004
German translation, Mein Grossvater: die Tragödie der Juden von Wien, Europa-Verlag, Hamburg, 2005
Italian translation, Ciò Che Ci Unisce Non Ha Tempo, Il Saggiatore, Milan, 2005

The President of Good and Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush, Dutton, New York, 2004; Granta, London, 2004; Text, Melbourne, 2004; Plume, New York, 2004 (with a new introduction);Text, Melbourne, 2007 (with a new introduction)
Dutch translation, Lemniscaat, Rotterdam, 2004
Japanese translation, Showado, Kyoto, 2004
German translation, Harald Fischer Verlag, Erlangen, 2004
Spanish translation, El presidente del Bien y del Mal, Tusquets Editores, Barcelona, 2004
Catalan translation, El president del bé i el mal, Pagès Editors, Lleida, 2004

Comment Vivre Avec Les Animaux, Les Empêcheurs de penser en rond/Le Seuil, Paris, 2004 (a French translation of three essays on animal liberation)

How Ethical is Australia? An Examination of Australia’s Record as a Global Citizen (with Tom Gregg), Black Inc, Melbourne, 2004

The Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature (co-edited with Renata Singer), Blackwell, Oxford, 2005

In Defense of Animals. The Second Wave (ed.), Blackwell, Oxford, 2005
Polish translation, W obronie zwierząt, Czarna Owca, Warsaw, 2011

The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter/The Ethics of What We Eat, Rodale, New York, 2006 (co-author with Jim Mason); as The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter, Text, Melbourne, 2006; as Eating: What We Eat and Why it Matters, Random House, London, 2006
Portuguese (Brazil) translation, A Ética na Alimentação, Elsevier, 2006
Italian translation, Como Mangiamo: Le consequenze etiche delle nostre scelte alimentari, Il Saggiatore, 2007
Catalan translation, Com Mengem, Pagès editors, Lleida, 2007
Portuguese translation, Como Comemos, Dom Quixote, Lisbon, 2008
Korean translation, Woongjin Think Big Co, Seoul, 2008
Polish translation, Etyka a to, co jemy, Czarna Owca, Warszawa, 2012

Stem Cell Research. The Ethical Issues (co-editor with Lori Gruen and Laura Grabel), Blackwell, Oxford, 2007

The Bioethics Reader. Editors' Choice (co-editor with Ruth Chadwick, Helga Kuhse, Willem Landman and Udo Schüklenk), Blackwell, Oxford, 2007

Living Ethically in the Twenty First Century: Contemporary Society and Practical Ethics  (The 10th Dasan Memorial Lectures in Philosophy),  Chulhakkwahyunsilsa, Seoul, 2008, in Korean and English

The Life You Can Save: Acting now to end world poverty, Random House, 2009; Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2009; Picador, London, 2009; Australian mass market paperback revised, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2010; UK paperback, London, 2010; U.S. & Canadian trade paperback with new afterword, Random House, 2010
Swedish translation, Det liv du kan rädda: Agera nu och stoppa fattigdomen, Fritanke, Stockholm, 2009
French translation, Sauver une vie: Agir maintenant pour éradiquer la pauvreté, Michel Lafon, Paris, 2009
Korean translation, Woongjin Think Big Co, Seoul, 2009
Dutch translation, Het kan wel! Armoede hoeft niet!, De Bezige Bij, Amsterdam, 2009
Danish translation, Det liv du kan redde - grib ind og stands verdens fattigdom, Kristeligt Dagblads forlag, Copenhagen, 2009
Italian translation, Salvare una vita si può: agire ora per cancellare povertà, Il Saggiatore, Milan, 2009
Brazilian translation, Quanto Custa Salvar uma Vida? Agindo Agora Para Eliminar a Pobreza Mundial, Elsevier, Rio de Janeiro, 2010
German translation, Leben retten. Wie sich Armut abschaffen lässt - und warum wir es nicht tun, Arche, Hamburg, 2010
Portuguese translation, A Vida Que Podemos Salvar, Gradiva, Lisbon, 2011
Polish translation, Życie, które możesz ocalić, Czarna Owca, Warszawa, 2011
Spanish translation, Salvar una vida,  Katz editores, Buenos Aires/Madrid, 2012

J. M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature (co-editor with Anton Leist), Columbia University Press, New York, 2010