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Giving well : the ethics of philanthropy

Author: Patricia M L Illingworth; Thomas Pogge; Leif Wenar; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, a trio of editors bring together an international group of philosophers, social scientists, lawyers and practitioners to identify and address the moral questions arising today in the practice of philanthropy. The topics discussed include the psychology of giving, the reasons for and against a duty to give, and much more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Giving well : the ethics of philanthropy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)588998863
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M L Illingworth; Thomas Pogge; Leif Wenar; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199739073 0199739072 9780199842612 0199842612 9780199855872 0199855870 1283009781 9781283009782
OCLC Number: 700952960
Description: 1 online resource (ix, [1], 306 pages)
Contents: What should a billionaire give, and what should it mean to you? / Peter Singer --
Obligations of justice and beneficence to aid the severely poor / Elizabeth Ashford --
How international nongovernmental organizations should act / Thomas Pogge --
The Valmont effect: the warm-glow theory of philanthropy / Jon Elster --
Aiding the world's poor: new challenges for donor states / Roger C. Riddell --
Poverty is no pond: challenges for the affluent / Leif Wenar --
Ethics in translation: principles and power in the philanthropic encounter / Alex de Waal --
Global philanthropy and global governance: the problematic moral legitimacy of the relationship between global civil society and the United Nations / Kenneth Anderson --
Toward a political theory of philanthropy / Rob Reich --
Giving back: norms, ethics, and law in the service of philanthropy / Patricia Illingworth --
The funder as founder: ethical considerations of the philanthropic creation of nonprofit organizations / James Shulman --
The unfulfilled promise of corporate philanthropy / Thomas W. Dunfee --
Philanthropy, self-interest, and accountability: American universities and developing countries / Devesh Kapur.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, and Leif Wenar.

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