Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Starr Forum: Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy

The bottom-line mentality that swept American life in the last few decades, often overriding considerations of principle and professionalism in business, politics, the arts, higher education, journalism and other spheres, left its mark on philanthropy and the not-for-profit world as well. Along the way the clarity of core values like justice and equality too often gave way to utilitarian approaches based on effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses.These have their place, but only if grounded in a strong moral framework. Speaker: Gara LaMarche, CEO and President, Atlantic Philanthropies Introduction: Deborah Fitzgerald, Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, MIT

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Created
October 18, 2010 14:22
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
27014 times

More from MIT Center for International Studies

Obama's Strategy Towards Afghanistan, Pakistan, and South Asia

Obama's Strategy Towards Afghanista...

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:11:05 | 24559 views

Starr Forum: The "Snowden Affair": Intelligence and Privacy in a Wired World

Starr Forum: The "Snowden Affair": ...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:27:34 | 2614 views

Health Care Policy and the Next U.S. Administration

Health Care Policy and the Next U.S...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:03:00 | 9448 views

STARR FORUM: The Passion of Chelsea Manning (Chase Madar, Noam Chomsky)

STARR FORUM: The Passion of Chelsea...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:35:49 | 8328 views

STARR Forum - Arab Spring and its Impact on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

STARR Forum - Arab Spring and its I...

Added 3 years ago | 01:27:31 | 5590 views

CIS STARR Forum: The Republican Party and American Foreign Policy

CIS STARR Forum: The Republican Par...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:19:00 | 6075 views