Tag: ethics

112 Am I morally obligated to pursue a career in medicine? 2014-04-19T03:26:31.943

74 Is it immoral to download music illegally? 2011-11-04T18:35:18.030

60 Does human life have innate value over that of other animals? 2019-02-14T18:57:46.367

57 Why is a lion not evil? 2018-04-30T19:33:13.853

44 What are the ethical problems with flipping a coin to decide in the trolley problem? 2018-04-25T02:26:59.567

44 Is there a term for the belief that "if it's legal, it's moral"? 2019-06-16T20:18:11.827

40 What are the ethics of having children today? 2020-01-11T09:36:52.347

38 Does happiness motivate every action? 2011-06-22T23:50:23.290

37 Should I respect other people's religions? 2015-11-16T05:30:41.187

37 How can one rebut the argument that atheism is inherently immoral? 2016-03-10T17:26:35.380

36 Why do atheist euthanasia proponents consider nothingness preferable to suffering? 2020-01-12T06:02:56.943

33 What would Kant do when two categorical imperatives conflict? Could he ever justify lying? 2011-06-10T01:46:21.730

32 Does humanism's rejection of God necesitate relativism? 2011-07-01T13:49:34.457

27 What arguments would support a secular pro-life position? 2014-05-01T23:29:54.233

27 Was Robin Hood's point of view ethically sound? 2019-09-07T06:46:07.353

27 I'm being drafted to the military but I have the option to refuse (legally), would it be immoral for me to serve? 2019-10-20T20:32:33.727

26 What are some arguments against violence? 2015-07-31T04:20:02.237

24 Are there any non-divine objective standards of good/evil? 2011-10-04T22:02:09.160

23 Does the existence of psychopaths pose a problem for moral realists who argue we have a moral intuition? 2011-06-07T23:53:50.270

23 Evil thoughts without actions? 2014-06-26T12:20:21.017

22 What, if anything, is the difference between ethics and moral philosophy? 2011-06-11T07:13:57.290

22 How can animals be objects of ethics without being subjects as well? 2019-02-28T07:36:54.857

21 What responses are there to Singer's "Should this be the last generation?"? 2011-06-15T00:39:23.810

21 Does the idea of being created imply the necessity for obedience to a creator? 2011-06-17T16:57:53.907

21 Could a sentient machine suffer? 2011-07-04T21:31:44.660

21 Is immorality just irrationality? 2018-03-12T17:15:21.167

19 When is violence appropriate? 2011-06-17T15:13:03.760

18 What was Kant's view on lies by omission? 2011-06-10T21:03:03.143

18 Is God either immoral or not omnipotent? 2014-09-30T18:12:39.910

18 What did Nietzsche mean by monsters and the abyss? 2014-12-26T11:51:49.513

18 Is religion necessary for the good life? 2019-02-13T10:28:22.720

17 What impact has Douglas Hofstadter's superrationality had in terms of philosophy? 2012-04-15T02:59:55.093

17 On what grounds can a democratic state prohibit pornography? 2015-11-26T04:14:03.897

17 What fallacy dismisses criticism of a bad law with "just don't break it"? 2017-03-30T15:35:30.880

16 Does skepticism inevitably lead to ethical relativism? 2011-12-06T18:18:35.283

16 Does an education that teaches relativism alone result in students who can not make ethical decisions? 2011-12-07T20:21:03.313

16 Why would Aristotle argue that "a mechanic or a mercantile life" is "ignoble and inimical to virtue"? 2011-12-13T06:30:03.470

16 What are some good books about computational ethics? 2012-03-08T02:22:59.467

16 How much ethics did Machiavelli convey in The Prince? 2012-03-30T22:04:48.987

16 Is there an advantage of a theistic account in terms of being able to define goodness? 2014-09-10T06:01:54.527

15 What are the main points of contention between Marxist and capitalist economic philosophies? 2011-06-21T00:33:43.533

15 Is it ethically correct to be proud of one's country? 2011-10-07T04:29:54.747

15 Is absolute ethical veganism an irrational position? 2011-11-03T19:47:33.337

15 Is it possible to be truly selfless or altruistic? 2012-05-03T07:02:18.053

15 What is the modern view of the validity of Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals? 2013-01-02T09:34:48.477

15 What does "You go to women? Do not forget the whip!" mean? 2013-04-13T16:35:11.347

15 If a person is discriminated against, and they are not aware, is it truly discrimination and/or unjust? 2014-09-30T12:34:25.317

15 If you have won the trust of an illegal immigrant, is it ethical to turn him/her over to the authorities? 2015-10-18T20:05:07.703

15 Is there a flaw in Spinoza's argument about gender inequality? 2015-12-02T09:06:00.953

15 Are there any philosophers that argued for knowledge having intrinsic value? 2015-12-14T01:02:05.230

15 Do "if everybody did it" arguments commit a fallacy? 2017-08-24T13:23:43.183

15 For a utilitarian, is a lie morally equivalent to a mistake? 2018-12-25T11:22:10.323

14 What are the main points of criticism of the ancient Stoic school vis-a-vis the system of philosophy of the Epicureans? 2011-06-07T21:07:58.530

14 What are the present views on genetic selection and modification of humans? 2012-08-18T16:09:34.857

14 Who is responsible for damages of automatic drones? 2013-06-11T01:12:11.170

14 Did Putnam prove Hume wrong about the impossiblity of grounds for ethical claims? 2014-04-14T02:17:56.830

14 Is the golden rule considered childish in philosophy? 2014-08-19T21:25:24.273

14 Is there a point to arguing about the meaning of words? 2015-07-20T18:00:21.167

14 Should I vote for what is best for me or what is best for others? 2016-09-03T18:15:07.010

13 Arguments for/against tolerance against intolerance? 2011-06-07T23:57:20.790

13 What were Plato's view on slavery, in particular with respect to his proposed Utopia? 2011-06-17T16:00:33.903

13 Accepted Interpretation of Machiavelli's "the ends justify the means."? 2012-02-22T12:59:44.683

13 What is the difference between Rule Utilitarianism and Act Utilitarianism? 2014-04-01T03:50:21.430

13 What is the Difference Between Human Rights and Natural Rights? 2014-05-13T03:36:51.073

13 What is the difference between ethics and morals? 2015-03-28T10:51:07.047

13 What ethical problems might be involved in time travel? 2015-08-16T09:56:44.703

13 How does the simulation hypothesis relate to the ethics of simulated violence? 2016-08-18T22:49:01.597

13 Can the act of having certain thoughts be unethical? 2018-04-10T22:50:02.500

12 How has neuroscience characterized classic Benthamite utilitiarian reasoning in situations like the trolley problem? 2011-06-07T23:11:03.953

12 If the "right to life" is denied in abortion, isn't it also denied in the use of the death penalty? 2011-07-18T21:05:34.983

12 Does Plato see tyranny as final? 2012-04-02T22:51:11.693

12 Should this view of Zi Lu's be called "deontology" or "virtue ethics"? 2016-09-03T10:07:46.150

12 Is it possible that evolution brought human kind morality? 2018-01-08T14:04:03.857

12 Why are legal and moral responsibilities said to be different? 2018-09-25T20:19:14.933

12 Is altruism a contradiction? 2018-11-01T10:59:32.627

12 Are there moral objections to a life motivated purely by money? How to sway a person from this lifestyle? 2019-04-24T22:16:04.173

11 What is a straight-forward method for distinguishing pragmatic from utilitarian action or thought? 2011-06-08T15:53:52.867

11 At what point can a being be said to have gained sentience? 2011-06-13T18:26:49.203

11 Is it ethical for governments to compel their citizens to lead healthy lives? 2011-07-01T20:01:29.747

11 How does Kant's moral philosophy define "goodness" and evaluate the moral worth? 2012-03-30T05:05:35.030

11 What gives the Categorical Imperative moral weight? 2012-05-07T02:25:19.760

11 If eating in vitro animal meat is morally acceptable to vegetarians, does it follow that eating in vitro Human flesh is morally acceptable? 2012-08-16T02:06:04.703

11 What exactly do 'objective' and 'subjective' mean in contemporary philosophy? 2013-10-12T07:23:50.307

11 Do human rights exist? 2014-07-22T08:59:39.913

11 Is it unfair for the rich to pay more total taxes ( not by percentage ) than the poor? 2016-03-11T05:26:37.037

11 What is an attribute, as used in Spinoza's Ethics? 2016-08-09T21:22:40.267

11 Are there arguments against Nietzsche's master morality? 2016-08-12T08:47:52.113

11 What is the main message Kierkegaard is trying to deliver in his suicidal quote? 2016-08-27T07:55:20.030

10 Where can I start to learn about the philosophy of penology? 2011-06-16T07:38:56.030

10 Is virtue necessary to achieve eudaimonia? 2011-06-27T20:30:26.597

10 What are some good books on the relationship between animals and human beings? 2012-02-20T05:40:55.413

10 Moral Duty and Happiness: Are Both Achievable? 2012-04-07T14:40:57.933

10 Moral responsibility without free will 2012-11-25T06:32:57.300

10 What are the Moral Sentiments of Capitalism according to Adam Smith? 2013-07-15T02:34:21.007

10 Is it possible to act unethically against oneself? 2014-07-03T04:27:05.810

10 Can Suicide be Rational? 2015-11-26T00:56:09.913

10 The perverted faculty argument 2017-10-31T10:42:10.837

10 What makes moral realism so popular a standpoint? 2018-06-28T20:51:10.670

10 Does hiding a truth constitute lying? 2018-11-05T14:21:39.887