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Practical Ethics Bites

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Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and all the interviewees are academics linked to the Uehiro Centre. The series aims to be a free educational resource for teachers. Each interview is around 20 minutes long.

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Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and all the interviewees are academics linked to the Uehiro Centre. The series aims to be a free educational resource for teachers. Each interview is around 20 minutes long.

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By Cenzano - Nov 05 2019
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I’ve been investigating ethics, and was interested in the choosing to be gay episode. Although I couldn’t describe the difference between ethics and philosophy, but this seems more like a philosophical discussion. Maybe the hosts not knowing the difference either is why this Podcast died.

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My brain!

By Cenzano - Nov 05 2019
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I’ve been investigating ethics, and was interested in the choosing to be gay episode. Although I couldn’t describe the difference between ethics and philosophy, but this seems more like a philosophical discussion. Maybe the hosts not knowing the difference either is why this Podcast died.
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Practical Ethics Bites

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Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and all the interviewees are academics linked to the Uehiro Centre. The series aims to be a free educational resource for teachers. Each interview is around 20 minutes long.

Rank #1: Free will, and its connection to moral responsibility

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Professor Neil Levy explores the link between free will and responsibility. What makes us blameworthy for our actions?

Sep 29 2014

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Rank #2: Choosing the sex of your child

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Is sex-selection harmful or injust? Julian Savulescu outlines four methods used in sex-selection and explores the ethical issues surrounding each.

Oct 06 2014

15mins

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Rank #3: Can you choose to be gay?

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Brian Earp discusses the ethics of sexual orientation.

Jul 14 2015

10mins

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Rank #4: The ethics of sexuality

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Professor Janet Radcliffe Richards argues that homosexuality is natural, and that what is natural can be neither good nor bad.

Nov 04 2014

17mins

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Rank #5: Should we allow genetic engineering on embryos?

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Does a human embryo have moral status? Tom Douglas explores the ethical issues surrounding genetic research on developing embryos.

Oct 28 2014

19mins

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