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Aid scepticism and effective altruism

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In the article, ‘Being Good in a World of Need: Some Empirical Worries and an Uncomfortable Philosophical Possibility,’ Larry Temkin presents some concerns about the possible impact of international aid on the poorest people in the world, suggesting that the nature of the duties of beneficence of the global rich to the global poor are much more murky than some people have made out. In this article, I’ll respond to Temkin from the perspective of effective altruism—one of the targets he attacks...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities
Department:
Philosophy
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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University of Oxford, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
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Publication date:
2019-07-02
Acceptance date:
2019-06-30
ISSN:
2051-655X
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1025738
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2019-07-02

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