William MacAskill is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at Oxford University and a senior research fellow at the Global Priorities Institute. He is also the director of the Forethought Foundation for Global Priorities Research and co-founder and President of the Centre for Effective Altruism. He is also the author of Doing Good Better and Moral Uncertainty, and has an upcoming book on longtermism called What We Owe The Future.
This talk was taken from EA Global: London 2021. Click here to watch the talk with the video.
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