Is it ethical to force people to act in certain ways? According to conventional wisdom, it is not, particularly in western societies, which prize freedom and individualism, perhaps above all else. However, according to Nudge Theory, there is another way, less paternalistic than merely forcing your customers, clients or citizens to do certain things. This[…]
The newly discovered tools for genome editing promise a revolution in medicine and life science. A recent study, however, points to unexpected side-effects. While the study is widely deemed to be deficient, it shows how fragile the confidence in CRISPR is.
Nikolaus Knoepffler on Genome Editing and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Conference “Ethics of Genome Editing”, University of Jena.
Classical Anglophone Philosophy introduces a rich philosophical tradition in its original language.
The auto industry crisis is not going away, and there is an ethical reason. What to do?
Joint one-day event on the Ethics of Genome-Editing. Ethical, Social, and Legal Aspects. November 21, 2016 in Jena, Germany.
Wasatia is the core idea of Mohammed S. Dajani’s movement to foster peace and well-being in the Palestinian community. Can it also bring justice to the Middle East?
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