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Philosophy


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

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

Ethics in Action

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?

Ethics in Action

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
Should All Drugs Be Legal and Regulated?

Should All Drugs Be Legal and Regulated?

Ethics in Action

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
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
Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Ethics in Action

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?

Ethics in Action

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 Adventurers Be Rescued?

Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

Ethics in Action

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
Chess

Chess

Spot and Stripe

Is chess a sport?
Moo!

Moo!

Spot and Stripe

Do animals use language?
Lying High

Lying High

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Is it ever OK for a government to lie to its people?
Heart, Head

Heart, Head

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

Happiness

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Is happiness the most important thing in life?
Examinations

Examinations

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Is there anything you can’t sit an exam for?
Beyond the Brain

Beyond the Brain

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

Animal Testing

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When is it OK to use animals in scientific experiments?
Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Spot and Stripe

Can science solve all of our problems?
Wordless

Wordless

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Can you think without words?
Wicked Art

Wicked Art

Spot and Stripe

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

Society

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

War

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When is it justified to go to war?
Sports Day

Sports Day

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Would Spot’s alternative approach to racing be fairer?
Thoughtless

Thoughtless

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Can you know something without thinking about it?
The Arts

The Arts

Spot and Stripe

Do all art forms have anything in common?
Science

Science

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How is science different to other ways of knowing?