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Literary Festival 2016: Idealistic, Ostentatious or Indispensable? Examining the Utopian Aims of Phi

Literary Festival 2016: Idealistic, Ostentatious or Indispensable? Examining the Utopian Aims of Phi

Speaker(s): Dr Rory Brooks, Rebecca Eastmond, Dr William MacAskill, Caroline Mason | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this podcast. Does philanthropy create utopia, and if so for whom? Those receiving, or those giving? Our panel discuss the motivations of philanthropy and its impact, and ask what it really means to make the world a better place. Rory Brooks is co-founder of the international private equity group MML Capital Partners. Rebecca Eastmond is a Philanthropy Advisor at J.P. Morgan. William MacAskill (@willmacaskill) is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at Lincoln College, Oxford and author of Doing Good Better. Caroline Mason is Chief Executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation (@esmeefairbairn). Thomas Hughes-Hallett is Founder and Chair of the Marshall Institute Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship. Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship at LSE's core aim is to improve the impact and effectiveness of private contribut

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