Presenter Dr Dan Halliday talks with philosophers, and helps place different ideas in a real world context.
The series is made up of 12 episodes and will continue in term 4.
Other episodes include
-Shaping Our Bodies
– Forgive or Punish?
– Ethical Consumption
– Past Injustices
– Religious Diversity
– Creating Borders
– The Environment
Shaping Our Bodies
Interviewees Julian Savulescu and Serene Khader discuss the effect of social assumptions on how we view our body, and the science we use to change it.
12 October 2017
Forgive or Punish?
Interviewees Luke Russell, John Tasioulas and Mick Dodson show how punishment can be a form of communication and examine if there is ever an unforgivable act.
19 October 2017
Interviewees Christian Barry and Kate McDonald unwind supply chains to consider ethical consumption in a complex world.
26 October 2017
Interviewees Janna Thompson, Marcia Langton and Mick Dodson explore the effect past injustices have on present generations.
2 November 2017
Interviewees Tony Coady, Monima Chadha and Bronwyn Finnigan show how we can live in a society with competing moral codes and differing religious views.
9 November 2017
Interviewees Jiewuh Song, Serene Khader, Christian Barry, John Thrasher and Tony Coady examine the nature of borders and how we view migration.
16 November 2017
Interviewees Peter Singer, Bronwyn Finnigan and Julian Savulescu ask if animals have the same interests as humans and how we should ethically treat them.
23 November 2017
Interviewees Peter Singer, Katie Steele question if the environment has its own ethical interests which overshadow those of humans.
30 November 2017
Interviewees Peter Singer and Caroline West explore consequentialism and ask would you, could you kill to save others?
7 December 2017
Interviewees John Tasioulas, Christian Barry and Peter Singer unpack the rights of an individual and explore intended and unintended consequences.
14 December 2017
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