Shows tagged with : Morality
June 30 : Whodunit: The Language of Responsibility
Who is responsible for the broken vase in the foyer? How harshly should criminals be punished for their crimes? Did Justin Timberlake mean to disrobe...
May 05 : Good, Evil, and the Divine Plan
A theodicy is an explanation by a philosopher or theologian about why a world created by a kind and all-powerful God contains so much suffering. It...
April 28 : The Demands of Morality
We all want to lead a moral life. But even if we all agreed on what that would mean, we still have to to balance our own self-interest with the...
March 24 : Abortion
Nothing stirs up controversy like abortion. To some, it carries the steep moral cost of destroying human life, while to others, it represents an...
February 03 : Is It All Relative?
We've all heard a disenchanted teenager claim that everything is relative and that there is no absolute morality or truth. Of course, there...
January 13 : The Moral Costs of Free Markets
We live in a market-driven society – our day-to-day lives consist of buying and selling goods and services, and to some, our ability to do so without...
December 02 : Are Some People Better Than Others?
Egalitarian principles play an important role in our moral and political discourse. Yet there’s no doubt that some people are smarter, stronger, or...
September 16 : Why Be Moral?
Morality tells us how we ought to behave, if we want to do the right thing. But is there a reason why we ought to be moral in the first place? Both...
August 12 : Neuroscience and the Law
Recent advances in neuroscience have revealed that certain neurological disorders, like a brain tumor, can cause an otherwise normal person to...
April 15 : What Are Leaders Made of?
There seems to be a paradox in leadership: the qualities of ruthlessness and opportunism necessary to attain power and become a leader are not...
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