Burying Thatcher: why celebrating death is still wrong
Patrick Stokes | 17 April 2013 |
tags: death, ethics, Margaret Thatcher, obituaries
Our dealings with the dead are just as ethically governed as our dealings with the living.
The new anti-heroes: Dirty Harry, News of the World and Lila Rose
Zac Alstin | 09 March 2012 |
tags: ethics, journalism
Can theft and lying for the sake of a good cause be justified?
A Weimar moment for America
Robert R. Reilly | 05 March 2012 |
tags: ethics, same-sex marriage
Extending the privilege of marriage to homosexuals undermines its foundations.
After-birth abortion or ante-natal infanticide?
Trevor Stammers | 05 March 2012 |
tags: abortion, after-birth abortion, bioethics, ethics
Isn't it rather naive for a philosopher to protest that ideas don't have consequences?
Anthony Esolen | 04 August 2011 |
tags: ethics, Public Discourse, sexual revolution
The body has a language of its own, and the sexual revolution is founded upon a lie.
Is Hollywood a health risk?
Ronan Wright | 17 June 2011 |
tags: ethics, Freedom of speech, Hollywood
Between dude-fests and other crass crowd-pleasers the movie empire is setting us up for an ethical heart attack.
Public figures and public ethics
Carolyn Moynihan | 03 June 2011 |
tags: ethics, IMF, leadership
IMF and FIFA bosses, the Governor of California - do we get the leaders we deserve?
A streetcar named moral confusion
Zac Alstin | 10 May 2011 |
tags: ethics, philosophy
Don't be taken in by a hypothetical problem meant to impress beginners.
People have to come before profits, even in a crisis
Alistair Nicholas | 21 March 2011 |
The Fukushima Daiichi power plant disaster has become a textbook example of what not to do in an emergency.
Is “Yuck!” a good enough reason?
Zac Alstin | 24 February 2011 |
tags: ethics, Peter Singer, Yuck factor
Do taboos on incest and infanticide have a rational basis?
Same old, same old
Michael Cook | 10 February 2011 |
tags: ethics, Peter Singer, utilitarianism
The ageing rock star of ethics, Peter Singer, is still playing the same taboo-smashing tunes.
Stung! The ethics of entrapment
Carolyn Moynihan | 04 February 2011 |
Is it OK to use deceit in the service of a cause you believe in?
Obesity and the ethicist’s diet
Zac Alstin | 04 January 2011 |
Is the alarming growth in obesity due to a triumph of pleasure over reason?
Wikileaks, wikileakers, and wiki-ethics
Margaret Somerville | 11 December 2010 |
Enough of kneejerk reactions. We need to take a long, hard look at the ethics of releasing government secrets.
Breach of trust
Michael Cook | 17 September 2010 |
A case of "academic misconduct" at Harvard has taken the gloss off "the new science of morality".