Secondary Catalogue

Series: Philosophy


Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Can science solve all of our problems?
Animal Testing

Animal Testing

When is it OK to use animals in scientific experiments?
Beyond the Brain

Beyond the Brain

Are there some things that are impossible for human beings to ever understand?
Chess

Chess

Is chess a sport?
Examinations

Examinations

Is there anything you can’t sit an exam for?
Happiness

Happiness

Is happiness the most important thing in life?
Heart, Head

Heart, Head

Do emotions make it easier to know things, or harder to know things?
Lying High

Lying High

Is it ever OK for a government to lie to its people?
Moo!

Moo!

Do animals use language?
Of Mice and Monkeys: Ethical Issues in Animal Research

Of Mice and Monkeys: Ethical Issues in Animal Research

Psychological research is governed by a strict code of ethics covering things like obtaining participants' consent; protecting them from possible harm; and allowing them to withdraw from the research. But there are some 'participants' who can't...Show More
Philosophy

Philosophy

What is “philosophy”?
Science

Science

How is science different to other ways of knowing?
Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

When adventurers find themselves in peril, should they be rescued? Or should they be left to deal with the consequences of their risky, and sometimes reckless, actions? This video looks at the arguments for both sides, exploring safety risks and...Show More
Should All Drugs Be Legal and Regulated?

Should All Drugs Be Legal and Regulated?

Should illicit drugs be made legal and regulated? Or do the potential risks to the public outweigh the benefits? This video looks at the arguments for both sides, discussing the dangers of addiction and historical precedent for changing the law....Show More
Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Which is more important for our society: common good or individual freedoms? Or are the lines blurred? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, examining the history of tobacco and seat belt legislation, and discussing 21st century issues...Show More
Should Countries Accept Refugees?

Should Countries Accept Refugees?

Should countries accept refugees, and how many? Or could the disadvantages of doing this outweigh the benefits? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, explaining countries’ legal and moral obligations, and exploring short-term versus...Show More
Should Parents Be Able to Edit Their Children's Genes?

Should Parents Be Able to Edit Their Children's Genes?

Should parents be given the choice to edit the genes of their unborn children? Or should this practice remain outlawed? This video looks at the arguments for both sides, discussing the He Jiankui affair and CRISPR-Cas9 technology, and explaining...Show More
Should We All Be Vegetarians?

Should We All Be Vegetarians?

Should everyone on the planet become vegetarian, and is it even possible? Or is eating meat an essential part of human evolution? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, giving a brief history of vegetarianism, and discussing the ethical...Show More
Society

Society

Do human beings have to be part of a society to flourish and be happy?
Sports Day

Sports Day

Would Spot’s alternative approach to racing be fairer?
The Arts

The Arts

Do all art forms have anything in common?
The Goal of Governments

The Goal of Governments

What are governments for?
Thoughtless

Thoughtless

Can you know something without thinking about it?
War

War

When is it justified to go to war?
Wicked Art

Wicked Art

If a bad person has made some good art, should that art still be celebrated and enjoyed?