The Ethics Blog

A blog from the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Month: January 2017

How should we think about it?

Much debated issues tend to be about how we should view important matters that are also multi-faceted. The school system is important. But there are many ways of thinking about the importance of education; many ways of reasoning about how it should be designed to carry out the important tasks that we think it has. […]

The pharmaceutical industry and altruism

I am currently thinking about a common gut reaction to the pharmaceutical industry. I sometimes have this reaction too, so this is an examination of my own reaction. The reaction is a feeling of discomfort, when a central actor in the management of something as important as human health and disease is a multibillion-dollar industry […]