The New York Times published an article today about inconsistencies in ethical analysis. Author Matthew Hutson reviews the factors that dictate whether people use a primarily deontological or primarily utilitarian lens in their ethical decision making.
People who sign forms at the top are more honest than those who sign at the bottom.
The difference between good business and changing the world is knowing how to ask “why?” and how to find people who believe the same things about the answer to that question.
Cognitive frames keep us from even noticing ethical decisions.
After their ship sank the Australian HMAS Sydney, the crew of the German HSK Kormoran had to abandon their own ship as well. After being captured, the German sailors described the site of the wreckage, but the sailors identified points…
The Sword of Damocles was not about doom, but power and responsibility.
Quick decision: iPhone or Android? Now, another one: Kant or Mill? No, seriously: deontology or utilitarianism?