Will MacAskill: EA Global San Francisco 2018.09

My notes and questions on Will MacAskill’s 2018 EAG keynote: “How can effective altruism stay curious?”

A reminder of what effective altruism is all about: according to Wikipedia, “Effective altruism is a philosophy and social movement that uses evidence and reasoning to determine the most effective ways to benefit others.”

Will MacAskill — possibly my favorite ethicist for having written this Atlantic piece expounding a view which has always struck me as completely natural, yet seems largely eschewed by (at least) Western society — opened the 2018 San Francisco Effective Altruism Global (EAG)…

Monica Spisar

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