Ethics in Culture
Literature and Writing
TV and Film
Health & Wellness
A Future Without Work
How might a universal basic income impact our labors?
9 Jun 23
Tiger Woods, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and Testimonial Injustice
We must investigate the uses and abuses of this tool designed to silence.
8 Jun 23
Glacier Northwest v Teamsters: Employer Property and Worker Rights
Do striking workers need to protect their employer’s property?
7 Jun 23
Affirmative Action and the Long Road to Justice: Are We There Yet?
Are race-conscious admissions the right stopgap measure for arriving at our ideal world?
5 Jun 23
Questions About Authenticity from Androids in the Age of ChatGPT
What happens when we can't tell humans from replicants?
2 Jun 23
James M. Okapal
The Trouble with Tasers
Is the stun gun really an alternative to a firearm?
30 May 23
Your Political Party Isn’t Right About Everything: Intellectual Humility and the Public Square
Truth is in the middle?
24 May 23
On Academic Freedom and Striking the Right Balance
Any speech regime comes with disadvantages.
22 May 23
Why Academics Should Be Activists
If not you, who? If not now, when?
19 May 23
Should AI Development Be Stopped?
What are the doomsayers really telling us?
17 May 23
Matthew S.W. Silk
Putin and the Friend-Enemy Distinction
Might Carl Schmitt be the key to deciphering Russia's politics?
15 May 23
The Perils of Perfectionism in Energy Policy
Second-best solutions still supply solid support.
12 May 23
Specious Content and the Need for Experts
What's the best strategy for making sure we don't get fooled again?
10 May 23
Narrowly Defined: Corruption in the Court
Undue influence comes in many shapes in sizes, we need a legal approach to match.
8 May 23
The Garden of Simulated Delights
Are we living in a computer simulation? Does it matter?
5 May 23
Academic Work and Justice for AIs
Credit where credit is due?
3 May 23
Are Safeguards Enough for Canada’s Medical Assistance in Dying Law?
How much weight should respect for autonomy have?
1 May 23
Matthew S.W. Silk
Kids and Social Media: Why the First Amendment Argument Fails
Do children have the same basic right to access the online space?
28 Apr 23
What Are the Limits of Academic Freedom?
All rights are balanced against others; but what must be balanced against academic freedom?
28 Apr 23
Eli G. Schantz
Anti-Trans Laws and the Thin Guise of Care
Laws severely limiting access to trans healthcare undermine their professed aims.
26 Apr 23
Why Academics Should Not Be Activists
Is activism compatible with good pedagogy?
24 Apr 23
Ecotourism and Commodification
Taxes and fees change our relationship to green spaces.
21 Apr 23
Toying Around with Earth Day
What's it take to truly make a difference?
19 Apr 23
Good To Be Skeptical? Evidentialism and Climate Change
At what point does the skeptic become blameworthy?
17 Apr 23