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All your big charity questions answered…

With so many calls on our goodwill, Giving Tuesday is the perfect time to stop and think about how we should give and to whom. Here are my opinionated answers to the big giving questions, such as Should I grow a moustache or pour ice over my head? and Should I be rude to chuggers?

News and Events

  • NEWSNIGHT - BBC TWO. I had a two-minute monologue on Black Friday on Black Friday. You can view it at 26:06 here. #
  • HOT GOSSIP – BBC RADIO FOUR. I'm one of the voices in both episodes of this series, which you can listen to here. #
  • THE VIRTUES OF THE TABLE AMONG THE FT'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR. Tim Hayward writes, "Baggini, a practised demystifier of philosophy, takes on the issues with which “foodies” torture themselves. He is never dry or over-academic, leavening reason with wit. Several writers have attempted philosophies of food. This philosopher does a better job and with more humour." #
  • PODCAST. Joshi Gottlieb interviewed me for his Minerva philosophy podcast series. You can listen to it here, where you'll also find the iTunes link. #
  • FOOD MATTERS LIVE - LONDON, 20 NOVEMBER. Taking part in panel discussion: Why we eat what we eat: the psychology of choosing ‘better for you’ with Professor Gemma Calvert, Bee Wilson and Professor Guy Cook, chaired by Samira Ahmed. Full details here. #

What is Microphilosophy?

Small thoughts about big subjects; big thoughts about small things; seeds of thought, scatttered to either take root or not; plus short links to longer work. Microphilosophy is the website of the writer Julian Baggini.

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