Philosophy and practice
When sitting on an ethics committee, reality can often trump theory explains the ethical philosopher1.
At the centre of things
Derek Matravers in conversation with convenor of the Addenbrookes Hospital clincal ethics forum, Rebekah Ley2.
Can you trust your food?
Adulteration, dubious practices, farming conditions - get under the skin of questions surrounding food ethics3.
Selling without selling out
A high-pressure environment like sales can pervert moral values. How can companies remain ethical marketeers4?
Do the right thing?
The more human minds enquire, the more we find challenges to the practicing of an ethical science5.
Blasphemy or science?
The use of stem cells from foetuses has changed the terms of the abortion debate. Make your own mind up on stem cell research6.
Starting a family
IVF develops, bringing new ethical dilemmas. Does everyone have the right to have babies7?
Animals as equals
Peter Singer sparked the birth of the animal rights movement. Discover his take on the human use of animals8.
Death on the rails
Would you let someone die, to save five others? Would you kill someone to save five others? Explore trolleys, killing and the doctrine of double effect9.
A different time and place
How should we judge slave owners? Were they innocent or guilty? Miranda Fricker talks about blame and historic injustice10.
How far should athletes go in pursuit of the podium? Ethics Bites asked Michael Sandel about sport and genetic enhancement11.
As concerns are raised about increasing levels of industrial espionage, we ask: does business have a problem with ethics?12
I need money. He needs a kidney. It should be win-win. Is there a case for allowing paid organ transplants13?
Should companies consider anything but their shareholders? What can they learn from philosophy? Discover business ethics14.
The meaning of sex
When does sex bring fulfilment and when is it hollow? What are the limits of sexual expression? Roger Scruton talks about sex and perversion15.
Watch or listen to Professor Richard Jones' lecture exploring the social and ethical implications of 16.
Putting the trust back into Trusts
Try an OpenLearn course sample exploring how you create an ethical 17.