Winner NSFRE Staley/Robeson/Ryan/St. Lawrence Research Prize, 1995
A good study book for philanthropists and those who study them. Religion gets a fair shake." —Christian Century
Mike Martin has written a clear and wide-ranging book on ethical issues related to philanthropy that is rich in concrete examples." —Ethics
Writing for the general reader, Mike Martin explores the philosophic basis of philanthropy—"virtuous giving." This book will be welcome reading for anyone who has pondered what caring and giving mean for a good society.