People make decisions throughout their lives about their health. But when they are terminally ill they are not allowed to decide when they want to die.
Despite being the subject of criticism and negative news, business schools do a lot of good for society, a veteran business professor explains in a new book.
A bioethicist explains the four ethical principles that guide medical practitioners’ thinking about abortion, such as autonomy and justice.
The word ‘evil’ sends a clear message – or does it? There are deep tensions in what the word means, and what it can accomplish.
People penalized for violating a group’s shared rules could go on to disrupt its functioning, out of revenge. Two scholars suggest a way of imposing rules.
The number of people who die from climate change each year is roughly the same as the number of people who die from tobacco use.
Some philosophers say stealing is always wrong, but there could be grey areas when companies break their social contract.
The majority of planners believe that land is captured with impunity by powerful interest groups in Zambia and South Africa.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says every COVID death is a terrible loss but Australians want to move on. Here’s how ethics can shape our response to this stage of the pandemic.
An anthropologist writes that despite best efforts, there is no guarantee that children may not have been exploited in the production process of chocolate.
The definition of personhood is a key and contested philosophical issue that has made legalized abortion such a longstanding controversy.
The recent case of a man making a simulation of his deceased fiancée raises important questions: while AI makes it possible to create “deadbots”, is it ethically desirable or reprehensible to do so?
While the developed world is making rapid technological progress, the developing world is underrepresented in the AI revolution.
By linking different issues together, organisations show the importance of approaching information disorder as a complex problem requiring various responses.
The regulatory apparatus designed to oversee investment banking is structurally flawed. To spawn ethical behaviour within traders will require nothing less than a sector-wide cultural change.
A cornerstone of the First Step Act, passed with bipartisan support, is the PATTERN risk-assessment tool.
Researchers have developed a black box for robots: an internal record of the robot’s inputs and actions. This will help investigate accidents and hopefully prevent future incidents.
Every gun and bullet sold in the U.S. generates excise taxes to support conservation. But Americans are buying guns now for different reasons than in the past – and increasingly, not for hunting.
Over centuries, theory on just war has developed six main criteria for assessing conflicts.
Soccer’s governing body has long sheltered behind a view that the game is apolitical. Sanctioning Russia over invasion exposes why that doesn’t hold.