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Tag: Altruism

 

Understanding why people behave unselfishly

 

Economic Development

The Trouble With Top-Down

Reviewed By Kevin Starr | May. 14, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Not “Better Than Nothing”

By Adrienne Day | May. 14, 2014
 

The Science Behind Compassion

Featuring James Doty | May. 12, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Fatal Flaw

By Corey Binns | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Individual Giving

What Charity Navigator Gets Wrong About Effective Altruism

Why we can and must try to answer the question: What charities do the most good?

By William MacAskill | 23 | Dec. 3, 2013
 

Philanthropy

The Elitist Philanthropy of So-Called Effective Altruism

The superficially enticing “logic” of effective altruism ultimately leads to a moralistic, hyper-rationalistic, top-down approach to philanthropy that can kill the very altruistic spirit it claims to foster.

By Ken Berger & Robert M. Penna | 47 | Nov. 25, 2013
 

Civil Society

The Power of Being Seen

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Nov. 20, 2013
 
Paul Brest

Individual Giving

The Promise of Effective Altruism

The effective altruism movement has the potential to create an aspirational anchor, which may change giving practices over time.

By Paul Brest | 5 | Oct. 28, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Donations on Tap

By Suzie Boss | 2 | Aug. 14, 2013
 

Individual Giving

Sponsoring Hope

By Jessica Ruvinsky | 6 | Aug. 14, 2013