3 years, 1 month ago

On the Scope of Ethics

I was involved in a debate this week, concerning whether ethical principles and standards should include weapons systems, or whether military purposes should be explicitly excluded.On both sides of the debate, there were people who strongly disapproved…

3 years, 2 months ago

What Does Diversion Mean?

Diversion has various different meanings in the world of ethics.Distraction. An idea or activity serves as a distraction from what’s important. For example, @juliapowles uses the term “captivating diversion” to refer to ethicists becoming preoccupied w…

3 years, 3 months ago

The Ethics of Disruption

In a recent commentary on #Brexit, Simon Jenkins notes that”disruption theory is much in vogue in management schools, so long as someone else suffers”.Here is Bruno Latour making the same point.”Don’t be fooled for a second by those who preach the call…