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After markets | Aeon
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Economics

After markets

Following decades at the heart of government thinking, there are signs that neoliberalism is giving way

William Davies

A doping manifesto | Aeon
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Bioethics

A doping manifesto

The rules on doping in sport are incoherent – should we change them to allow the right kind of performance enhancement?

Julian Savulescu

Boys and girls alike | Aeon
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Bioethics

Boys and girls alike

An un-consenting child, an unnecessary, invasive surgery: is there any moral difference between male and female circumcision?

Brian D Earp

Naughty words | Aeon
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Language and linguistics

Naughty words

What makes swear words so offensive? It’s not their meaning or even their sound. Is language itself a red herring here?

Rebecca Roache

Should a human-pig chimera be treated as a person? | Aeon
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Should a human-pig chimera be treated as a person?

Julian Savulescu

Would it be immoral to send out a generation starship? | Aeon
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Would it be immoral to send out a generation starship?

Neil Levy

Does the desire to punish have any place in modern justice? | Aeon
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Does the desire to punish have any place in modern justice?

Neil Levy

Does late parenthood deprive children of grandparental love? | Aeon
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Does late parenthood deprive children of grandparental love?

Hannah Maslen

It is sometimes right to fight in an unjust war | Aeon
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It is sometimes right to fight in an unjust war

Victor Tadros

Should a rapist get Viagra or a robber get a cataracts op? | Aeon
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Should a rapist get Viagra or a robber get a cataracts op?

Tom Douglas

Why vegetarians should be prepared to bend their own rules | Aeon
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Why vegetarians should be prepared to bend their own rules

Alberto Giubilini

Which lives matter most? | Aeon
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Bioethics

Which lives matter most?

Thinking about children who are not yet born confronts us with the question of our ethical obligations to future people

Dominic Wilkinson & Keyur Doolabh

Why banning autonomous killer robots wouldn’t solve anything | Aeon
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Why banning autonomous killer robots wouldn’t solve anything

Susanne Burri & Michael Robillard

So you’re too ethical to eat meat; but should cows go extinct? | Aeon
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So you’re too ethical to eat meat; but should cows go extinct?

Neil Levy

Philosophy can make the previously unthinkable thinkable | Aeon
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Philosophy can make the previously unthinkable thinkable

Rebecca Brown

Why no-platforming is sometimes a justifiable position | Aeon
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Values and beliefs

Why no-platforming is sometimes a justifiable position

Neil Levy

We aren’t really in control so why worry about neurointerventions? | Aeon
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We aren’t really in control so why worry about neurointerventions?

Hazem Zohny

Is virtue signalling a perversion of morality? | Aeon
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Is virtue signalling a perversion of morality?

Neil Levy