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Ethics Matters Videos

Post by dox » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:55 pm

Here's a nice little bit-sized video series where philosophers place their ideas in to a real world context. 12 minutes long each.

http://ethicsmatterstvseries.com/tv-series

EPISODE 1 – CONSEQUENCES
Interviewees Peter Singer and Caroline West explore consequentialism and ask would you, could you, kill to save others?

EPISODE 2 – MY RIGHTS
Interviewees John Tasioulas, Christian Barry and Peter Singer unpack the rights of an individual and explore intended and unintended consequences.

EPISODE 3 – OUR SOCIETY
Interviewees Liz Anderson and John Thrasher examine how society should be organised and wrestle with conflicting libertarian and egalitarian points of view.

EPISODE 4 – FREE EXPRESSION
Interviewees Robert Simpson and Caroline West explore the nature of free speech and the role of censorship.

EPISODE 5 – SHAPING OUR BODIES
Interviewees Julian Savulescu and Serene Khader discuss the effect of social assumptions on how we view our bodies, and the science we use to change them.

EPISODE 6 – FORGIVE OR PUNISH?
Interviewees Luke Russell, John Tasioulas and Mick Dodson show how punishment can be a form of communication and examine if there is ever an unforgivable act.

EPISODE 7 – ETHICAL CONSUMPTION
Interviewees Christian Barry and Kate McDonald unwind supply chains and consider ethical consumption in a complex world.

EPISODE 8 – PAST INJUSTICES
Interviewees Janna Thompson, Marcia Langton and Mick Dodson explore the effect past injustices have on present generations.

EPISODE 9 – RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY
Interviewees Tony Coady, Monima Chadha and Bronwyn Finnigan show how we can live in a society with competing moral codes and differing religious views.

EPISODE 10 – CREATING BORDERS
Interviewees Jiewuh Song, Serene Khader, Christian Barry, John Thrasher and Tony Coady examine the nature of borders and how we view migration.

EPISODE 11 – ANIMALS
Interviewees Peter Singer, Bronwyn Finnigan and Julian Savulescu ask if animals have the same interests as humans and how we should ethically treat them.

EPISODE 12 – THE ENVIRONMENT
Interviewees Peter Singer and Katie Steele question if the environment has its own ethical interests which overshadow those of humans.

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