The Global Priorities Institute in collaboration with the Department of Economics is happy to announce the Inaugural Atkinson Memorial Lecture by Yew-Kwang Ng on the 22nd of February, 1-2.30 pm. Abstract Effective altruism should ultimately be for the promotion of aggregate welfare. Broad altruism does not confine welfare to humans only. Thus, two priorities for broad and effective altruism may…Read more
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