Introduction to the Symposium on The Most Good You Can Do

Journal of Global Ethics 12 (2):127-131 (2016)
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Anthony Skelton
University of Western Ontario
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This is the introduction to the Journal of Global Ethics symposium on Peter Singer's The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. It summarizes the main features of effective altruism in the context of Singer's work on the moral demands of global poverty and some recent criticisms of effective altruism. The symposium contains contributions by Anthony Skelton, Violetta Igneski, Tracy Isaacs and Peter Singer.
Keywords Effective Altruism  Famine Ethics  Global Ethics  Utilitarianism  Peter Singer
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DOI 10.1080/17449626.2016.1193553
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