Tag: ethics

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    Donating organs and tissues “is considered an altruistic, charitable act and all the major religions look favorably upon that behavior,” says ethicist Robert Veatch. More

    June 3, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from our conversation with the director of policy studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on some of the ethical and moral issues at stake in the US raid that ended in the death of Osama bin Laden. More

    May 3, 2011 | Comments

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    A Yale Law School professor considers what force should be used for in a just world and says intervening militarily to protect people being slaughtered by their own government is “an enormous break with America’s practice.” More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    “If Libya is not clearly distinguished by extraordinary violence, then the president’s claim that protecting civilians is the primary purpose of intervening in Libya is very weak indeed.” More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Along with a responsibility to protect, international military forces intervening in Libya also have a responsibility to respect. More

    March 21, 2011 | Comments

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    The UN has demanded a cease-fire and authorized military action. What moral considerations underlie international interventon? More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Whether you act or whether you don’t act, the stakes are really quite high, and that’s what makes it so daunting from a moral perspective.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Soldiers carry all the moral weight of war, and we carry very little, and we need to share that moral burden by realizing that they are our surrogates,” according to philosopher, ethicist, and psychoanalyst Nancy Sherman, author of “The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers.” More

    March 11, 2011 | Comments

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    Three expert movie-watchers discuss the moral, ethical, religious, and spiritual themes they saw in some of this year’s Oscar nominees. More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments

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    “The issue is are there things which are justifiably secret and ought to be kept secret, and there are,” says former Ambassador Edward Rowell. More

    February 11, 2011 | Comments

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