Should doctors be allowed to prescribe homeopathic treatments on the NHS? John Worrall looks at the scientific and ethical status of homeopathy.
Liam Kofi Bright, currently at Carnegie Mellon University, joins LSE Philosophy in September. We thought we’d celebrate his imminent arrival with some questions.
Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 2: should individuals have fewer children to mitigate climate change?
It is claimed that having fewer children will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but is it that straightforward? Eric Brandstedt looks at some of the complexities of this recommendation.
Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 1: can you reduce your emissions by having fewer children?
Our lifestyle choices determine our individual carbon footprints, including the decision whether or not to have children. But should parents should be held responsible for the emissions of future generations?
Whose interests should matter when deciding a nation’s border policy? Campbell Brown takes a moral look at border control.
How should US policy-makers choose a replacement for the Affordable Care Act? Dan Hausman looks at the values and economic complications guiding health care reform.
In the final post in this series, Jonathan Birch considers the development of large-scale human cooperation.
Has the time come for a revival of the “cell state” perspective? In part 4 of this series, Jonathan Birch looks at the evolution of multicellular life.
In the third installment in this series, Jonathan Birch looks at “horizontal transmission” and relatedness in bacteria.
How can we explain the evolution of altruism? In part 2 of this series, Jonathan Birch considers “Hamilton’s Rule”.