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Should We Create Human-Animal Chimeras: Yes or No?

Harvard bioethics specialist Glenn Cohen considers the complex question of whether humans should mix their genetic material with other animals to create chimeras.

Have a Moral Dilemma? Start with Your Gut Reaction, but Don’t Stop There

Making ethical decisions is a process that starts in our gut, i.e with our automatic response. But it is essential to also think about moral dilemmas, says Harvard Law Professor Glenn Cohen.

AI Are People, Too — It's Time We Recognize Their Human Rights

Artificial intelligence already exhibits many human characteristics. Given our history of denying rights to certain humans, we should recognize that robots are people and have human rights.

Abortion and Personhood: What the Moral Dilemma Is Really About

The reason for the cultural divide ignited by the Roe v. Wade decision is not necessarily that people have intractable opinions. Instead, the issue of abortion is a genuinely complex moral dilemma.