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History & The Arts
The unwritten 'social contract' keeps society functioning, as Jon Pike explains
A lie’s a lie, right? But what if it wasn’t that simple? This game makes you think about your moral responses to different lies
This animation explores the idea of retribution and 'an eye for an eye..' theory.
This animation explores Kant's thinking on lies.
The urgency for philosophers to abandon their castles in the air is caught in Amartya Sen's The Idea Of Justice, says Charles Barclay Roger.
Michael Sandel looks at how Kant's emphasis on our capacity to reason has a place for beings who lack much in the way of reasoning ability or rationality
Sandel discusses Bentham's view that justice is entirely about maximising one's own and everyone else's happiness
Harvard philosophy expert Michael Sandel gives us exclusive video insights into his views on eminent thinkers such as Kant, Bentham and Aristotle
Sandel asks if there are many different kinds of the good life
Michael Sandel explores why we should care about justice and being just
Michael Sandel considers what life would be like without the great philosophical thinkers
Is it ok to wage war? Is it ok to defend yourself against an attacking army? Ethics Bites asks if it's always wrong to kill.
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