What makes something right or wrong? One answer comes from the work of German philosopher Immanuel Kant.

Ethics Explainer: Deontology

If you believe it’s noble to do the right thing for the right thing’s sake, you’ve got something in common with Immanuel Kant.

Big Thinker: Philippa Foot

Philippa Foot was one of the founders of contemporary virtue ethics, reviving the dominant Aristotelian ethics in the 20th century.

Ethics explainer: Normativity

Normativity is the phenomenon of humans and societies evaluating human conduct in a communal way.

The ethics of drug injecting rooms

Should we allow people to use illicit drugs if it means that we can reduce the harm they cause? Or is doing so just promoting bad behaviour?

Ethics Explainer: Truth & Honesty

In everyday life, truth is often thought of as a simple concept. Something is factual, false, or unknown. But how do we know we’re telling the truth?