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.
About this Course
Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM
Thought provoking, were well orchestrated, I am learning, and I am moved, and I think we are all moved towards making the world a better place.
Quite comprehensive course, an excellent introduction to Effective Altruism and its pioneers and ethics!
I really enjoyed the course and it went beyond my expectations. The best part for me were the discussions Peter had with the various guests.
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.
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