ethics


Citizenship: contributing to the common good in a time of ethical pluralism

David Thunder | 12 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: citizenship, common good, ethics


Peter Singer interviewed about, well, everything

Michael Cook | 27 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, disability, disability rights, ethics, Peter Singer
Criticisms of the utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer are often based on books or articles published decades ago. Here are his latest views.


Racism and homophobia

Zac Alstin | 05 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: debate, ethics, homophobia, racism
Why we can't agree on anything.


Homosexuality, Marriage and Society

Andrew Mullins | 27 June 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: book reviews, ethics, homosexuality, marriage issues


Why pioneers are disillusioned with the ‘mindfulness’ scene

Denyse O'Leary | 20 Apr 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: education, ethics, mindfulness


Are there people who feel no remorse?

J. Budziszewski | 20 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, ethics, philosophy
Perhaps, but they still have a conscience.


Global ethics challenges for 2016

Michael Cook | 08 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, human dignity
Migration, same-sex marriage, euthanasia and conscientious objection will all be in the headlines.


Question about ethics of sting operations

J. Budziszewski | 03 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, ethics, ethics of lying, ethics of warfare
Is lying ethical if the cause is just?


The forgotten meaning of human nature

Zac Alstin | 05 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, human nature, natural law, same-sex marriage
Contemporary debates have lost the vision of our ethical heritage


Conquering mental castles

Daniel Bernardus van Schalkwijk | 28 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, philosophy
Western philosophy has acquired the habit of thinking of men as machines. How can this be overcome?


A deal with the devil

Michael Cook | 11 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, Japan, United States, World War II
Why did American officials refuse to prosecute Japanese doctors who had committed horrendous crimes in World War II?


The modern hospital and its waste products

Rachael Wong | 27 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, ethics, hospitals
Aborted and miscarried babies are burnt with clinical detritus to heat hospitals, but why do we care?


Should we really treat animals like humans?

Christopher O. Tollefsen | 30 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, Christian theology, ethics
All creatures are special, but some are more special than others.


Australia: advice for the new management

Margaret Somerville | 19 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australian politics, ethics
A few ethical voices crying in the wilderness can make a major difference.


Necessary excuses

Zac Alstin | 23 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, ethics of warfare
“Comfort women”, carpet bombing, atom bombs, lethal drones and genocide can all be justified by appeals to necessity.


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