Alphabetized lists of topics by category

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Cause Areas

Problems people work on, and concepts related to those problems.

Global health and development

Global Catastrophic Risk (other)

Animal welfare

Building effective altruism

Other causes

Global Catastrophic Risk (AI)

Other Concepts

Concepts that apply to multiple causes, or the entire project of trying to do more good.

Moral Philosophy

Long-term risks and flourishing

Decision Theory and Rationality

Economics and finance

Politics, Policy, and Culture

Effective Giving

Other

Meta + Community

Posts about the EA community or the EA Forum, and posts with resources for people who want to do high-impact work. (This is a vague category, and we could see this table changing a lot.)

Effective Altruism Forum

Criticism

Prizes and bounties

Moods

Newsletters

Resources

Effective altruism culture

Podcasts

History

Personal