What makes an action 'good' or 'evil'? And are there situations under which lying for a job interview might be justified?
When we argue, it's far too easy to mistreat others. This is why it's important to follow certain norms of argument, remain open-minded and remember what's morally at stake.
The protests in Hong Kong have led to clashes between Chinese students here in Australia. What is it that makes those from mainland China so patriotic towards their country and leadership?
Most people follow some form of moral code, but to what extent they abide by these rules does differ in various situations.
God only started watching over us quite recently, according to a new study that analysed 414 societies from 30 world regions.
Beautiful people tend to lead more charmed lives. Could their attractiveness also color their views on issues like abortion, premarital sex and gay marriage?
As fictional inventors make terrible choices on the big screen, real-world tech innovators can learn from their example how not to make the same kinds of ethical mistakes.
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
Think you are a moral person? Research shows that we are often prone to act immorally when we think we're moral.
While people often want to cheat in certain cases if it would benefit them, they also want to think of themselves as honest. Here are three steps to stay honest while filing taxes.
Imagine being one of the last few people alive. Would that make it ok to destroy the natural world? This thought experiment reveals the true value of nature, beyond the benefits to humans.
Schools have a duty to teach children morality, but which moral values should they teach?
Robots have already learned to cheat when playing games. How do we teach them morals if we want them more involved in our everyday lives?
Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu embraces everything noble in Aristotelian virtue ethics and African philosophical systems alike.
Shortages negatively affecting ability to care for patients
A new study suggests that distorted moral cognition is what set terrorists apart from the rest of us.
South Africa celebrates Freedom Day this week amid growing discontent over misrule by President Zuma and the ANC. This has led to increased calls for ethical and caring leaders.
Some youths find in gangs the love and social standing that's missing in their home lives.
Most of us keep tabs on other people's wrongdoings but suffer from 'ethical amnesia' when it comes to our own missteps.
Does including torture or other human rights violations in video games trivialize the actions? Or might it force us to think more critically about them?