Just because there is no evidence yet that crustaceans feel immediate pain, it doesn’t mean we should assume they don’t.
A human being who can don the role of a divine creator of worlds in a laboratory has to carry a heavy burden theological implications and moral responsibilities.
In ancient Athens, taxes were not how the wealth of the rich was shared with the people. Instead, this was achieved by a voluntary alternative: liturgy.
If a person’s individual contribution to the war saves lives rather than costs lives, the value of protesting might be too small to make going to war wrong.
The present preoccupation with controlling social motion through borders is not new– in fact, it is a theme that runs throughout history.
Medical associations, hospitals and pharma companies have no interest in making healthcare affordable
Human-animal hybrids or ‘chimeras’ sound strange, but they offer great hope for new life saving therapies, as long as key ethical boundaries are respected
This week’s column deals with how, sometimes, the very things that are supposed to make us happier end up doing the opposite.
Knowledge of ethics does not make people ethical.
We’re living longer and more ill lives – could we use animals to grow human organs for transplants?
The unfashionable world of Blyton’s school stories still has much to say about what it means to live an ethical life.
The idea of falling in love with a robot may appear outlandish today, but who knows how it will play out in the future?
Red card for Warner, warning to Blatter, self-goal by Platini and Zico on the bench. The bribery scandal is getting bigger and dirtier by the day