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.
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.”
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.
Northeastern professor discusses why the wealthy should factor important moral and ethical choices into their giving decisions
(with Thomas Pogge and Leif Wenar)