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Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, and Leif Wenar (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

As long as large segments of humanity are suffering chronic poverty and dying from treatable diseases, organized giving can save or enhance millions of lives. With the law providing little guidance, ... More


Corporate Moral Agency, Positive Duties, and Purpose

Nien-hê Hsieh

in The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

In discussions about corporate moral agency and corporate responsibility, the focus is mainly on assigning responsibility for past wrongdoing that involves violating negative duties. This chapter ... More


Practical Ethics Given Moral Uncertainty

William MacAskill, Krister Bykvist, and Toby Ord

in Moral Uncertainty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198722274
eISBN:
9780191789106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722274.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some philosophers have argued that moral uncertainty has striking implications for issues in practical ethics such as abortion and vegetarianism. In this chapter, we show that the prima facie ... More


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