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3Qs: #GivingTuesday and how to measure the impact of your gift

Today is #Giv­ingTuesday, dubbed as a global day ded­i­cated to giving back. Pro­fessor Patricia Illing­worth says that while the day can greatly ben­efit char­i­ties, there are con­cerns with the unof­fi­cial hol­iday and that people should con­sider the impact of their char­i­table gifts.

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Redefining the ethics of social capital

Patricia Illing­worth, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of phi­los­ophy, argues for the value of viewing social cap­ital as a moral good in her new book “Us Before Me.”

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Faculty Reads, Volume Nine

In the ninth edi­tion of recent fac­ulty books, we high­light works about effec­tive typog­raphy, the ethics of phil­an­thropy and the spir­i­tual under­tones of jazz legend John Coltrane’s music.

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3Qs: Billionaires need a giving philosophy

North­eastern pro­fessor dis­cusses why the wealthy should factor impor­tant moral and eth­ical choices into their giving decisions

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