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I'm pleased to announce that Jeff Jonson and I will be co-editing an issue of Essays in Philosophy focused on effective altruism. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cause selection and prioritization
  • The ethics of career choice
  • Effective altruism and existential risk
  • Effective animal activism
  • Systemic change vs. alternative paths to impact
  • Proven vs. speculative causes
  • The demandingness of effective altruism
  • The moral foundations of effective altruism

The submission deadline is September 30, 2016.  You can find more information here.

Best Wishes,


William MacAskill
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Lincoln College
University of Oxford

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