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The ethics of giving : philosophers' perspectives on philanthropy

Author: Paul Woodruff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In giving to charity, should we strive to do the greatest good or promote a lesser good? This is a unique collection of new papers on philanthropy from a range of philosophical perspectives, including intuitionism, virtue ethics, Kantian ethics, utilitarianism, theories of justice, and ideals of personal integrity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethics of giving.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017041322
(OCoLC)1025376469
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Woodruff
ISBN: 9780190648886 0190648880 9780190648909 0190648902
OCLC Number: 1032811019
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Duties and Choices in Philanthropic Giving: Kantian Perspectives --
2. Virtue Ethics, Thick Concepts, and Paradoxes of Beneficence --
3. Doing Good and Doing the Best --
4. Severe Poverty as an Unjust Emergency --
5. Integrity, Identity, and Choosing a Charity --
6. Giving Isn't Demanding --
7. Afterword: Justice and Charitable Giving
Responsibility: [edited by] Paul Woodruff.

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