Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Editat de Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, Leif Wenar
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So long as large segments of humanity are suffering chronic poverty and are dying from treatable diseases, organized giving can save or enhance millions of lives. With the law providing little guidance, ethics has a crucial role to play in ensuring that the philanthropic practices of individuals, foundations, NGOs, governments, and international agencies are morally sound and effective. In Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy, an accomplished trio ofeditors bring together an international group of distinguished philosophers, social scientists, lawyers and practitioners to identify and address the most urgent moral questions arising today in the practice of philanthropy. The topics discussed include the psychology of giving, the reasons for and against a dutyto give, the accountability of NGOs and foundations, the questionable marketing practices of some NGOs, the moral priorities that should inform NGO decisions about how to target and design their projects, the good and bad effects of aid, and the charitable tax deduction along with the water's edge policy now limiting its reach. This ground-breaking volume can help bring our practice of charity closer to meeting the vital needs of the millions worldwide who depend on voluntary contributions fortheir very lives.

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ISBN-13: 9780199958580
ISBN-10: 0199958580
Pagini: 320
Dimensiuni: 156 x 235 x 17 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP USA
Locul publicării: New York, United States

Notă biografică

Patricia Illingworth is Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern UniversityThomas Pogge is Professor of Political Science, Yale UniversityLeif Wenar is Professor of Philosophy, Sheffield University


The essays, both individually and collectively, provide a valuable model of how work in this field might be approached. Both for the sake of achieving a better understanding of key normative and empirical issues related to philanthropy, and for the sake of improving the lives of those most in need, we have good reason to continue the work begun in this impressive volume.