Theron Pummer argues that billionaires who pledge fortunes to charity must not just give big, but give effectively.
The 2017-18 schedule is now available.
A video recording of Prof Peter Singer's Knox Lecture. Singer spoke to an audience of over 300 people, and the lecture raised over £1600 in donations for effective charities.
Video recordings of talks given at The Ethics of Giving Conference (23 May to 25 May in School III, University of St Andrews).
The Philosophical Quarterly welcomes essays of 8,000 words or fewer addressing the philosophy of effective altruism.
Alex Douglas, Katherine Hawley, and other philosophers on the General Election.
An online discussion of Theron Pummer's "Whether and Where to Give" (in Philosophy & Public Affairs, 2016) with a critical précis by Johann Frick.
Ben Sachs argues that there are reasons to be wary of the campaign for a living wage.
On scapegoating in current politics.
How far can we trust experts when we're deciding how to vote?
Non-consequentialist criteria imply that it is not wrong to give to at least some of the charities that Singer and other effective altruists recommend, even when this comes with significant risk of doing harm.
How should we compare a decrease in average quality of life with a gain in population size? Can invoking indeterminacy help solve the difficult theoretical problems in population ethics?