How to Save a Stranger’s Life

Future Perfect | 15 October 2018 | 0h 21m | Listen Later  | iTunes
An introduction to Effective Altruism, the movement to make charitable giving more effective, illustrated with a story of donating a kidney to a stranger.

Effective Altruism – the Science of Doing Good

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 11 July 2018 | 1h 05m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with William MacAskill, co-founder and President of the Centre for Effective Altruism, Associate Professor in Philosophy at Oxford University, and author of “Doing Good Better: Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference.” Makes the case that we should use reason and evidence to find the best possible ways to use our resources to make the biggest possible impact in the world.