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.
Our research investigates the connections among mental health, holistic well-being and relational virtues – ideas that many people think of as ethical or religious.
Many factors influence women’s underrepresentation in investment careers. One that isn’t often discussed: their concerns about ethics.
If virtual characters can be as smart as humans, having free will, can we kill or harm them?
The inquiry’s findings could be a defining moment for South Africa, but only if the work of the Commission leads to concrete action and systemic change.
Through lockdowns, vaccine mandates and the spectre of mass death, the pandemic has uprooted our lives and challenged us to think differently about ethics. What might the future hold?
A professor of digital society and an ethics researcher discuss COVID passes and what they mean for the UK.
We have moved beyond burning witches and lynching wrong-doers. So we should also stop shaming unvaccinated people. There are better ways to change behaviour.
How the government contracts and pays suppliers in a pandemic demands transparency and strict standards. Some say New Zealand can do better.