Civic, Civil or Servile?

The lecture from which this paper was developed was instituted by INTERPHIL, an international association in Geneva (founded in 1969) which promotes the ideals and practice of philanthropy worldwide. The lecture was dedicated to the memory of INTERPHIL’s late patron Henri de Koster, eminent Dutch industrialist, philanthropist and statesman, holder of INTERPHIL’s Sforza Award 1983….