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Ethics

  • Make a Choice

    Make a Choice

    Matt Morgan, 27 Mar 2018

    A runaway trolley, and if you pull a lever to switch tracks, you can save one life—or five. Thought experiments come to life with VR. 

    Spring 2018

  • All Eyes on AI

    All Eyes on AI

    Deborah Lohse, 27 Mar 2018

    Helping lead the global conversation on ethics in artificial intelligence

    Spring 2018

  • Ball or Strike?

    Ball or Strike?

    Giannina Ong ’18 , 27 Mar 2018

    Or, when you’re standing behind the plate, what can sports can teach us about ethics?

     Spring 2018

  • Mag Stage LIVE!

    Mag Stage LIVE!

    Tina Vossugh, 27 Mar 2018

    Writers, thinkers, and doers who fill the pages of the magazine took to the stage—for the inaugural season of events around the country and internationally.

    Spring 2018

  • American Values and National Character

    American Values and National Character

    Kirk O. Hanson, 10 Jan 2018

    There are ways in which our character was strengthened in 2017—but many more in which it was weakened.

  • Fighting for the Planet

    Fighting for the Planet

    Deborah Lohse, 13 Dec 2017

    Lawyer for 21 youth plaintiffs suing the government over CO2 levels argued to let their case proceed.

  • Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

    Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

    Shannon Vallor, 15 Jun 2017

    A future with artificial intelligence is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. But how do we ensure that it is shaped with moral intelligence?

    Summer 2017

  • Risk

    Risk

    Brian Patrick Green, 15 Jun 2017

    Let’s look at the biggest threats to our very existence. For a glimpse into the future, start with a tiny group of islands literally going underwater.

    Summer 2017

  • Ask the Ethics Bowl Team

    Ask the Ethics Bowl Team

    Tina Vossugh, 15 Jun 2017

    SCU’s Ethics Bowl team earned a spot at nationals this year. So we ask them to tackle one real problem: 3-D printing and guns.

    Summer 2017

  • The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    David E. DeCosse and Brian Patrick Green, 13 Apr 2017

    War is hell. But even so, there are ethical boundaries that must not be crossed. The Syrian attack, the American response, and chemical weapons.