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Misericordia and Trump’s Illness

Can virtue ethics ever justify wishing harm to come to others?
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Moral Luck and the Judgment of Officials

What responsibility do judges bear in assessing individual's moral culpability for outcomes that are the product of luck.
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Back to School: America’s Uncontrolled and Unethical Experiment

Public officials have described the return to classrooms as an "experiment," but this description fails to appreciate the guidelines for studying protected populations.

Opinion

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Pet Ownership and the Ethical Perils of Domination

In what ways does our position in relation to domesticated animals place additional duties of care upon us?
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Freedom of Speech and the Self-Defense Argument

Know thine enemy? Is it better that offensive views be expressed than simply hidden from sight?
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Should At-Home Workers Be Taxed?

If at-home workers must chip in more money to the pot as a matter of fairness, surely there are others who might be similarly obligated.

Culture

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The Ambiguous Perspective of HBO’s ‘Succession’

How the show situates the viewer and the relation it takes to its subject exposes familiar workings of power while making us complicit.
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Cardi B, Ben Shapiro, and the Pop Culture vs. High Culture...

Who is to say what constitutes high art or even what qualifies as art in the first place?
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Debate over the Anti-Racist Reading List

How should we approach the literature of racial justice, and how far can it take us?

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What Reddit Can Teach Us About Moral Philosophy

Is there any moral knowledge to be gained wading through others' sticky situations online?
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Pet Ownership and the Ethical Perils of Domination

In what ways does our position in relation to domesticated animals place additional duties of care upon us?
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Should I Stay, or Should I Go: Holidays in the Age...

The burden of isolation is heavy, but the risk of get-togethers is great.
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What Would Kierkegaard Make of Twitter?

Is our inclination toward "talkativeness" hindering recognition of our true place in the cosmos and standing in the way of a genuine relationship to the world?
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Freedom of Speech and the Self-Defense Argument

Know thine enemy? Is it better that offensive views be expressed than simply hidden from sight?
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Mill’s Dilemma

How can political adversaries engage in genuine dialog given our present cultural climate?