Ethics News

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What Morgellons Disease Teaches Us about Empathy

What kind of compassion and consideration can be shown to those we do not believe and lack the ability to trust?
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Do Politicians Have a Right to Privacy?

Are Matt Hancock's transgressions enough to overcome the presumption in favor of upholding one's individual rights?
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Bill Cosby and Rape Culture

The message sent by the Cosby saga is one we can ill-afford to let go unchallenged.
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Sha’Carri Richardson and the Spirit of the Game

Is the Olympics's selective ban on substance abuse about protecting the sport or projecting an image?
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“Cruel Optimism,” Minimum Wage, and the Good Life

Hollow rhetoric and empty promises keep an ever-elusive payday always on the horizon.
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Conservatorships and the Problem of Possessing People

The relationship between guardians and their charges raises important questions; representing the interests of others is often fraught with peril.
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An End to Pandemic Precautions?

How can we decide which precautions we should carry with us and which are better left behind?
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On “Dog-Wagging” News: Why What “Lots of People” Say Isn’t Newsworthy

Focusing public attention on any one thing inevitably means exercising discretion. How does one wield it responsibly?
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Educating Professionals

How might the value of education transcend economic assessment? What goods might it deliver beyond mere job-training?
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Revenge Porn, Public Interest, and Free Speech

In what circumstances could revenge porn ever be considered protected speech?