Can compulsory formal education be justified on liberal grounds? Christina Easton on J. S. Mill, John Rawls and the famous Wisconsin v. Yoder court case.
In the second part of this series, Luc Bovens looks at a good death and a future without oneself.
In the first in this three-part series, Luc Bovens looks at death, immortality and the worthwhile life.
Should we be blamed for the negative consequences of otherwise wholly good acts? Tom Rowe considers the moral risks faced by aid givers.
Campbell Brown is one of the most recent additions to our faculty. We thought we’d welcome him to the Department with some questions.
What does justice demand of individuals in an unjust society? Chris Marshall considers the personal implications of distributive justice.
Most sports ban certain performance-enhancing drugs and penalise those who use them. But is the use of these drugs morally wrong? Heather Dyke looks at the ethics of doping.
With the current refugee crisis showing no sign of abating, a fair and efficient method for distributing people to different countries is urgently needed. In this post, Philippe van Basshuysen looks at matching systems.
Susanne Burri explores some of the moral complexities of the WWII bombings.
With the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference coming up, Eric Brandstedt asks what we should expect from the talks and considers the relationship between ethical and political perspectives on the climate change debate.