The concept of body ownership shows how the Supreme Court’s decision affects every woman, whether they can get pregnant or not.
The word ‘evil’ sends a clear message – or does it? There are deep tensions in what the word means, and what it can accomplish.
We cannot claim that inducing others to reduce emissions gives us a moral license to emit in their place.
A moral philosopher looks at the difference between “having” a right and “doing” right.
The news is full of stories of people who refused the jab who died of COVID.
A philosopher of public health ponders whether taking your mask off on July 19 is like punching someone in the face or like riding a bike.
Face surveillance makes it easier to oppress vulnerable populations and violate everyone’s basic rights. It’s time for a moratorium.
Lockdown requires that we all act as if we know nothing, even if we are world experts on disease transmission.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe brings the virtues and politics of the comic world - indeed the Ancient Greek world - to life. But trusting the message doesn’t mean I trust the corporation behind it.
We should not hesitate to discourage in children the idea that people are either good or bad.
We need to look at what’s behind arguments for and against drug testing welfare recipients to avoid repeating the same debate, over and over.
Climate change will hit young people hardest, yet they cannot access the democratic processes that adults take for granted.
As part of a new strategy to combat loneliness GPs will be able to prescribe social activities. But is this ethical?
Carbon offsets are a perfectly legitimate way to fight climate change (if they work).
The young activist acted morally and intelligently when staging her protest against the deportation of asylum seekers from Sweden.
The most morally monstrous actions might work as deterrents but be unacceptable morally even to the most casual conscience.
In order to to combat the decline of trust in civil society, we need to cultivate global citizens who are able to thrive in an increasingly diverse and globalised world.
We are not yet “post-truth”, but truth-telling remains vital in sustaining open and democratic societies.
The harassment at the Presidents Club Charity Dinner was horrible. Here are three lessons from moral philosophy on how to avoid it happening again.
We need to address the mindset that enables this mass slaughter of animals in the first place.