Analysis and commentary on applied ethics in many fields by the staff of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Patrick Mahomes’ younger brother danced on the painted number of deceased Washington Football Team player Sean Taylor and it’s posing ethical questions.
Traditions from Indigenous American Peoples teach us to think about our interactions with natural resources as relationships rather than competitive advantages.
A new report, co-authored by the World Economic Forum and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, details how IBM is well underway on its mission to develop and advance ethical AI technology.
Metaverse and Reality in Silicon Valley
Are we using too much of our "attentional commons" on the metaverse?
Vaccination and mask mandates will push us all to be our better selves—to protect ourselves and others from the health, economic, and social consequences of unchecked pandemic.
Amidst the chaos of the day, we have to work hard to help evangelize the rest of the world to become people of competence, conscience, and compassion for all and for the hope of a better tomorrow, in other words, we need to apply ethical decision making.
Many of those who invoke freedom to refuse mask and vaccination mandates also support using government power to restrict the freedom of businesses to require masks or vaccinations for employees and customers.
The COVID-19 pandemic offers religions a moment to credibly blend the insights of faith with the findings of science and with the requirements of ethics.
Giving through donor advised funds raises some ethical issues, but it can be done ethically.
Tools of Power and Peril
Social media and other internet tools for collaboration and activism have made the Taliban’s opponents in Afghanistan both powerful and deeply vulnerable.