Effective altruism is built on the simple but unsettling idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the most good one can. In this course you will examine this idea's philosophical underpinnings; meet remarkable people who have restructured their lives in accordance with it; and think about how effective altruism can be put into practice in your own life.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM
Excellent material on a much needed topic. The course brought together a good number of strong and important ideas, well backed by research and with very interesting and relevant guest speakers.
This course makes me view ethics and effective charity differently now, more in a highly critical manner!
My favorite part of this course was the series of lectures about ethics. I'd never taken an ethics class before and Professor Singer is a wealth of knowledge on the topic.
Life-changing and very inspirational! Thank you, Professor Singer, for making this available for the general public.
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