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Video Series: Larry S. Temkin on Peter Singer, Effective Altruism and Our Obligations to the Needy

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:19:23 +0000

What does Peter Singer’s famous ‘pond example’ tell us about our obligations to the world’s needy? Is rescuing a child drowning in a shallow pond really the same as donating money to effective aid organisations? Is it okay to spend large amounts of money on ‘dramatic rescues’ (e.g. after an earthquake, to find perhaps one […]


Media Files:
http://media.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/uehiro/MT17_UL_Temkin3.mp3