Neuroscience suggests that we have limited free will, but there is a model of freedom that even neuroscientists support; "free won't".
Does baldness have an evolutionary purpose? It might rob men of their youthful look but it brings many gains.
Remember that one time when a Philosopher King ruled the whole world? Well, here is how that turned out.
Does your doctor have the right to choose not to help you if they oppose the procedure you request? Several schools of thought offer differing answers.
When science funding goes down we have to make tough choices in deciding what gets funded, that should be easy, right? Too bad great ideas often come as a total surprise.
As a society we place a high value on the practical nature of science and business degrees. But what about the practical nature of the humanities?
In a world where women are having children later in life, we are faced with new questions in reproductive ethics. Here we ask, "Do children have a right to be loved by grandparents?"
Mindfulness mediation has many benefits, but to focus on the benefits is to miss the point of mindfulness.
Which came first, monogamy or the social contract? Evolutionary psychologists and biologists think the latter.
In 1835 Alexis De Tocqueville toured the United States and recorded many elements of living in a democratic society. We can use his observations to better understand the society around us.