Idea/Ethics

Why vegetarians should be prepared to bend their own rules

Alberto Giubilini

Idea/Ethics

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

Tom Douglas

Essay/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

Idea/Ethics

It is sometimes right to fight in an unjust war

Victor Tadros

Idea/Ethics

Does late parenthood deprive children of grandparental love?

Hannah Maslen

Idea/Ethics

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

Julian Savulescu

Idea/Ethics

Would it be immoral to send out a generation starship?

Neil Levy

Essay/Cultures & Languages

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

Idea/Ethics

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

Neil Levy

Essay/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

Essay/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

Essay/Economics

After markets

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

William Davies