Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 148
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A re-interpretation and strategic overview of philanthropy-its meaning and values, greatest accomplishments, current transformations, and future directions-based on close analysis of historical sources, and 25 years' practical experience in all aspects of philanthropy. Chapter I: " Promethean Fire: the Archetype" - from its first coinage in ancient Greece, in Prometheus Bound, philanthropia meant "the love of humanity", or of what it is to be human, an educational and cultural ideal; Chapter II: " Philanthropy's Finest Hour: the American Revolution" - the Revolution as philanthropy in action-how Classical philanthropy through voluntary associations produced a "purportedly philanthropic nation", created by and for philanthropy; Chapter III: " Philanthropy Yesterday and Today" - how 20th-century growth and professionalization made philanthropy paradigmatic, but neglected Classical values, and how we are now in a paradigm-shift, in which philanthropy is being thoroughly transformed;...