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Toby Ord

Series featuring Toby Ord

  • Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
  • Oxford Martin School: Public Lectures and Seminars
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Global Catastrophic Risks Conference 2008
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Is the Planet Full? Charles Godfray, Ian Goldin, Sarah Harper, Toby Ord and Yadvinder Malhi discuss whether the planet is full. Charles Godfray, Ian Goldin, Sarah Harper, Toby Ord 17 Feb 2015
2 Creative Commons Effective Philanthropy: How much good can we achieve? How do we know when our donations are helping, and how much they are helping? Are charities roughly equally good, or are some much more effective than others? Toby Ord and Harry Shannon discuss effective philanthropy from different angles. Toby Ord, Harry Shannon 06 Mar 2013
3 Creative Commons Giving What We Can From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Dr Toby Ord, a practical ethics researcher and founder of Giving What We Can, explains why he has pledged to donate more than £10,000 per year - an estimated £1 million over his career - to development charities. Toby Ord 20 Oct 2010
4 Probing the Improbable In this lecture, Toby Ord discusses the philosophical questions surrounding the risk of a global catastophe as well as the implications of a larger Hadron Collider. Toby Ord 17 Aug 2009