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The morality of feeling equal empathy for strangers and family alike

Brendan Gaesser, University at Albany, State University of New York and Zoë Fowler, University at Albany, State University of New York The year 2020 has...

Only the richest ancient Athenians paid taxes – and they bragged...

Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross In ancient Athens, only the very wealthiest people paid direct taxes, and these went to fund the city-state’s...

What Day of the Dead tells us about the Aztec philosophy...

Lynn Sebastian Purcell, State University of New York College at Cortland Growing up in the United States, I remember on Halloween my mother used...

Don’t blame cats for destroying wildlife – shaky logic is leading...

William S. Lynn, Clark University; Arian Wallach, University of Technology Sydney, and Francisco J. Santiago-Ávila, University of Wisconsin-Madison A number of conservationists claim cats are...

Ethical challenges loom over decisions to resume in-person college classes

Neta C. Crawford, Boston University By early July, about 80% of U.S. campuses were planning to resume at least some in-person instruction, even as a...

Everyday ethics: Should I be taking unemployment insurance?

Lee McIntyre, Boston University A lot of people are facing ethical decisions about their daily life as a result of the coronavirus. Ethicist Lee McIntyre...

Clap all you like now, but workers with meaningful jobs deserve...

Christopher Michaelson, University of St. Thomas The coronavirus recession has laid bare how illogically the U.S. labor market values work that matters. In the United States,...

Why are kids asking such big questions during the pandemic?

Jana Mohr Lone, University of Washington Why do people have to die? Are mistakes always bad? Can you be happy and sad at the same time? Kids often...

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Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major...

Pep Canadell, CSIRO and Rob Jackson, Stanford University The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report by...