Monthly Archives: June 2019

Subject-of-a-life

This paper summarizes Tom Regan’s theory of “subject-of-a-life” then through critical analysis of his main criteria examines how reasonable each criterion is in determining a “subject-of-a-life”. Regan’s theory is then tested on a specific ethical dilemma to see how applicable it is to everyday situations. Tom Regan formulates an environmental ethics for animals using a […]

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Sociogenomics: Lifting the Veil of Ignorance for a Kiss

Hello Ethic Nutters, This morning I found an interesting article in WIRED Magazine by Megan Molteni. It was about a research project by David Hill which examined if there is a link between our genes and income. The article then discussed the growing field of Sociogenomics. David’s assertion was that there is a link between […]

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