Ethics Video Category

Political Divide

Hi Ethic Nutters, I came across two interesting video’s on the political divide in the US which was the topic of my pervious post. Enjoy! Andrew Here are the links:

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Thomas Sowell

During the COVID pandemic I found out about Thomas Sowell and his ideas on economics and politics. As someone who has studied social and political ethics, I find his views very insightful and generally agree with much of what he says. “Nothing is easier than to take for granted what we are used to and […]

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Ethics, Morality, and the Law

Hello Ethic Nutters, In search for a simple and easy to remember way to distinguish between Law, Morality, and Ethics, I found this interesting video from The Ethics Centre. I’m not sure who the presenter is but the clear definitions of Law, Morality, and Ethics are easy to follow, understand, and share. Enjoy! Regards, Andrew

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What is Human Nature?

Hi Ethic Nutters, A few weeks ago I search for who the most influential philosopher was and discovered Kwame Appiah. He’s got a lot of interesting opinions that he shares and I’m posting one I find thought provoking on human nature. Andrew

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Metaethics – Foundations of Morality

Hi Ethic Nutters, Crashcourse is a great resource for those getting into ethics. I wish I had these when I was in first year. Of the many available I wanted to share the Metaethics video. See below. Enjoy! Andrew

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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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