Philanthropy A to Z

Paul Vallely


from Aristotle   

to Zuckerberg


Source Notes

Video Clips

Paul Vallely at the British Library launch of the book

Paul Vallely at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government

Audio Clips

Anne McElvoy talks to Paul Vallely on FreeThinking, BBC Radio 3

Paul Vallely talks to Andrew West of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

“Timely and fascinating,” PETER HENNESSY Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London 

“The definitive book on philanthropy –  a deep and probing study of an increasingly powerful force in our world,” JOHN GRAY Emeritus Professor of European Thought, London School of Economics

“Good books lay out the lie of the land. Important books change it. This book does both... Paul Vallely insists that giving needs to restore its spiritual dimension whereby the giver respects the one who receives,” GILES FRASER priest and philosopher

“Magisterial ... the best single volume on the ideas that have shaped philanthropy ... stuffed with astonishing stories and illuminating interviews," ROB REICH Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.

Comprehensive and panoramic” BETH BREEZE Director of the Centre for Philanthropy, University of Kent

"Deeply researched and wonderfully written ...  a powerful call for philanthropy to do a better job of melding empathy with effectiveness" DAVID CALLAHAN, Editor of Inside Philanthropy