Ethics Video Category

Brain Creates Religion

Hello Ethic Nutters, Recently found a philosopher by the name of Lionel Tiger who has several video’s on Youtube where he expresses his thoughts on the brain and its role in creating religion and idea’s such as God. Really interesting stuff for the summertime. Links: The Brain Creates Religion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5y5NfIiMqY  Can Animals Be Religious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGbGh86fQ_4 […]

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Virtue and Achieving Eudaimonia

Hi Ethic Nutters, Just spending a little time today before the Superbowl seeing what is on YouTube on the subject of Ethics. CrashCourse is a great channel with a few videos on Ethics. I particularly like Virtue Ethics so I thought I would share this one first. It’s a perfect short summary with easy to […]

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Art Caplan on Trump’s Doctor

Hello Ethics Nutters, An interesting interview with Art Caplan on the most recent Trump scandal involving his former Doctor. Interesting to hear what he has to say. Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBJuFFo3hKw&t=216s&index=1&list=FLSrpD4fhC5a9QMxo3hP9lXg Andrew

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Peace Requires Responsibility

Hello Ethic Nutters, I purchased the book “The Morality of War” by Brian Orend and plan on reading through its chapters this year. To get in the mindset I decided to turn to Youtube for information. Sure enough, there’s so much more on Youtube than I can really share. My favourite, Obama’s Nobel speech in […]

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Michael Shermer on Moral Realism

Hello Ethic Nutters, Found another great video on Youtube. This one is about Moral Realism and, as the title suggests, “We don’t need God or religion to know right from wrong”. It’s interesting although not too academic. Michael Shermer is known for many things other than Moral Philosophy although it is still interesting to hear […]

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Birth Lottery

Hello Ethics Nutters, The birth lottery of John Rawls came up in conversation at work and it got me searching for a nice little summary that could refresh my memory on the subject. Although I formally studied a Theory of Justice during my Master’s, I can’t remember the details so well ten years on. If […]

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Discrimination in the US Medical System

Hello Ethic Nutters, Vox posted an interesting video about the discrimination in the US Medical System. It’s interesting and worth a watch. Here is the link: Click here Cheers, Andrew

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Immanuel Kant – Short Intro Video

Hello Ethic Nutters, One of my favourite Youtube channels is The School of Life which has a wide selection of video’s on influential philosophers. I thought I would share the one on Immanuel Kant which mentions his effort to shift morality outside of the church while keeping its tenants. Here is the link: Click Here – […]

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Research Bias

I’ve come across a TED Talk when searching for interesting video’s to watch on research ethics. I found this interesting talk by Garry Gray. The talk is about the ethical dilemmas that professors face and whether they face an increased risk of bias for those who fund their research. It’s an interesting short video for […]

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