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Friday, August 23, 2019
Understanding Praiseworthiness: Does more effort equal more praise?
I recently finished my first solo-authored book (available in all good bookstores in September! ). Here’s a question: do I deserve an...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Intoxicated Consent and Intoxicated Responsibility: Is there a paradox?
Once upon a time, I used to teach criminal law. For me, the most challenging section of the course was invariably the section on sexua...
Monday, August 19, 2019
A Moral Duty to Share Data? AI and the Data Free Rider Problem
Image taken from Roche et al 2014 A lot of the contemporary debate around digital surveillance and data-mining focuses on privacy. Thi...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Self Sacrifice Devices and Self Driving Cars: Should we do it?
Lots of people are interested in the ethics of autonomous vehicles. Indeed, the philosophical literature on this topic has grown unwie...
Monday, August 12, 2019
The Types and Harms of Victim-Blaming
I have recently been reading up about the ethics of victim-blaming. Victim-blaming is a prevalent phenomenon. It crops up most controv...
Friday, August 2, 2019
The Robotic Disruption of Morality
We increasingly collaborate and interact with robots and AIs. We use them to perform tasks and we also find that our choices and oppor...
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