Hi guys, I just finished a summer from hell finishing my accounting designation. To round off my degree, I need to finish a rather open ended paper, and I'm almost out of brain cells and motivation. The paper need be only 2000 words, so nothing too in-depth is required. [more inside]
I'm taking up restoration of mechanical calculators as a hobby. To what extent would repairs/part replacements constitute "restoration", and when does it become "reproduction" instead? [more inside]
Recommend good short stories for starting moral or ethical debates! [more inside]
What are some good (current) examples of reward and punishment in the United States? Please give me any websites, magazines or books I might be able to source for an essay. [more inside]
Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: is there an online version with the Bekker numbers? Or at least some way to match up Bekker numbers with book/chapter numbers? [more inside]
What are some good resources on Buddhism for someone who wants to remain attached to Western scientific rationalism? [more inside]
Where I can find resources inquiring into the ethics of horror films? [more inside]
Philosophy Filter: What are some fresh and interesting questions or topics in philosophy? [more inside]
Querying the hive mind: In your opinion, is it more ethical to eat humanely raised and killed animals? Does the way an animal is treated and killed change the ethical question of whether it's ethical to eat meat in the first place? I'm doing some research on this and wanted some opinions or relevant links that might help. Thanks in advance!
What are some definitive scholarly sources on the ethics of alcohol? [more inside]
Contemporary reading on ethics in marketing? [more inside]
I'm looking for paradigmatic ethics papers. [more inside]
What's an easy-to-read introduction to ethics? [more inside]
Video clips that demonstrate the difference between rules and morals/ethics? [more inside]
I hear that sometimes businesses and other institutions hire "ethics consultants". Does anyone know anything about getting into ethics consulting or the actual day-to-day activities in ethics consulting? If not, has anyone seen an ethics consultant in action at a company? [more inside]
Philosophical question regarding opposition: When is it appropriate to leave or boycott an organization when one disagrees with its policies, as opposed to actively working with or within the organization to change its policies to your liking? Recent posts regarding gay ministers and Boy Scouts make me wonder whether boycotting organizations is the best approach, or whether one should remain within an organization in an effort to reform it?