Toby Ord

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Toby David Godfrey Ord (born 18 July 1979) is an Australian philosopher. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute. He is also the founder of Giving What We Can, the co-founder of the Centre for Effective Altruism, and the author of The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity.


Dylan Matthews (2019) This man has donated at least 10% of his salary to charity for 10 years running

Wiblin, Robert, Arden Koehler & Keiran Harris (2020) Toby Ord on The Precipice and humanity’s potential futures, 80,000 Hours, March 7.

Related entries

Nick Bostrom | existential risk | Giving What We Can | global poverty | Derek Parfit | The Precipice

External links

Toby Ord. Official website.

Toby Ord: Fireside chat (2018)

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Toby Ord at EA Global: Reconnect

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AMA: Toby Ord, au­thor of “The Precipice” and co-founder of the EA movement

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Toby Ord: Fireside Chat and Q&A

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Ex­is­ten­tial risk and the fu­ture of hu­man­ity (Toby Ord)

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Toby Ord: Q&A (2020)

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Toby Ord: Selected quo­ta­tions on ex­is­ten­tial risk

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AMA: Toby Ord @ EA Global: Reconnect

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