Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199958580
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.50(d)

About the Author

Patricia Illingworth is Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University.

Thomas Pogge is Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Leif Wenar is Professor of Philosophy at Sheffield University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Ethics of Philanthropy, Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, and Leif Wenar
1. What Should A Billionaire Give - and What Should You?, Peter Singer
2. Obligations of Justice and Beneficence to Aid the Severely Poor, Elizabeth Ashford
3. How International NGOs Should Act, Thomas Pogge
4. The Valmont Effect: The Warm-Glow Theory of Philanthropy, Jon Elster
5. Aiding the World's Poor: New Challenges for Donor States, Roger C. Riddell
6. Poverty is No Pond: Challenges for the Affluent, Leif Wenar
7. Ethics in Translation: Principles and Power in the Philanthropic Encounter, Alex de Waal
8. Global Philanthropy and Global Governance: The Problematic Moral Legitimacy of the Relationship between Global Civil Society and the United Nations, Kenneth Anderson
9. Toward a Political Theory of Philanthropy, Rob Reich
10. Giving Back: Norms, Ethics and Law in the Service of Philanthropy, Patricia Illingowrth
11. The Funder as Founder: Ethical Considerations of the Creation of Nonprofit Organizations, James Shulman
12. The Unfulfilled Promise of Corporate Philanthropy, Thomas W. Dunfee
13. Philanthropy, Self-Interest and Accountability: American Universities and Developing Countries, Devesh Kapur

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