Interested in ethics but don't know where to start? Then this is the perfect place to begin! Intro To Ethics articles feature short introductions to various moral theories, helping you springboard into your philosophical journey.
Philosophy isn’t all theory and notetaking. The best way to learn is to apply it in real life. Join our contributors as they discuss relevant ethical dilemmas using the moral theories introduced previously.
Thinking can be tough. When you start analysing what you believe it can be hard to face the inconsistencies of your beliefs. Here, contributors reflect on their own moral quandaries and share their deeply held personal beliefs.
Major Influences: Egoism, Russian Literature
Favourite Quote: The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being
- Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
Role: Founder, Editor
Major Influences: Stoicism, Platonic Idealism, Foucault
Favourite Quote: It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it
Major Influences: Peter Singer, Derek Parafit
Favourite Quote: The question is not 'Can they reason?' Nor, 'Can they talk?' But, 'Can they suffer?'
- Jeremy Bentham
Major Influences: Immanuel Kant, Michael Dummett
Favourite Quote: Two things fill the mind with ever new admiration ... the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me
- Immanuel Kant
Major Influences: Karl Popper, Thomas More
Favourite Quote: True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge but the refusal to acquire it.
- Karl Popper