Moral standing and cause prioritization | Jason Schukraft


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In this episode, Jason explains why it’s important to determine which creatures have moral standing and how that knowledge might affect the way we prioritize interventions and causes. He showcases one method for grappling with this problem, and outlines what skills are necessary to make progress in this area.

Jason Schukraft is a Senior Research Manager at Rethink Priorities. Before joining the RP team, Jason earned his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin. Jason specializes in questions at the intersection of epistemology and applied ethics.

This talk was taken from EA Student Summit 2020. Click here to watch the talk with the PowerPoint presentation.

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