A Political and Literary Forum
The politics of effective altruism.
The Director of Research at Giving What We Can responds to Emily Clough.
Angus Deaton replies to Agnes Binagwaho.
Rwanda’s minister of health responds to our recent forum, "The Logic of Effective Altruism."
“Effective altruism,” the philanthropic movement founded on Peter Singer’s ideas, applies a consequentialist philosophy to the problem of global poverty.
A minimally acceptable ethical life involves using a substantial part of one’s spare resources to make the world a better place.
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