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Eric Schwitzgebel on the Ethical Behaviour of Ethics Professors (Podcast)

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You might expect ethics professors to behave more morally than other sorts of professor. But Eric Schwitzgebel, who has conducted extensive research on this topic, has discovered that that isn't the case. What does this show about ethics generally? Philosophy Bites investigates.

 

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Mark Waser's insight:

To me, this shows far more about the ethics professors' depth of true understanding of ethics rather than anything about ethics (because it is either that or accusing them of being selfish).

(And Eric is always a lot of fun.  Check out his blog!)

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Pedro Tavares's curator insight, September 29, 2013 5:08 PM

Ainda sobre a Ética....

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David Edmonds on Trolley Problems (Podcast)

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Is it ever morally acceptable to kill one person to save five? Most people think that it can be. But are we consistent in this? In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Nigel Warburton interviews David Edmonds (co-creator of Philosophy Bites) about the subject of his new book, Would You Kill the Fat Man?, an investigation of the ethics of killing and letting die.

 

Source : philosophybites.com


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Mark Waser's insight:

Trolley problems are morality's white mice.

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