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Ethics in the time of the climate crisis

Arne Johan Vetlesen, Jan-Olav Henriksen: Ethics in the time of the climate crisis

ECOLOGY: Despite this book's general critique of anthropocentrism, one could go even further in practicing an ecocentric ethic.

What ethical principles are behind the first vaccine stings?

ETHICS: Behind the authorities' vaccination strategy is ethical chaos.

Economic motives can ruin artificial intelligence

Stuart Russell: Human Compatible Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control

KI: What happens if we create something more intelligent than ourselves, a machine that might do something completely different than we want?

Animal welfare meets human welfare under Docville

Christopher Quinn / Erika Cohn: Eating Animals / The Judge

: Two of the films that stood out at this year's Belgian DocVille festival remind us of the constant violations of laws and regulations, and the injustice that affects both animals and humans.

The hunt for our genetic past 

Christian Frei, Maxim Arbugaev: Genesis 2.0

: In Genesis 2.0, we follow Siberian hunters in search of animal carcasses buried in the Siberian permafrost. If only one living cell can be retrieved from here, the artificial reconstruction of the mammoth can become a reality.   

The Agamben and the Ethics of Abstinence

Giorgio Agamben: Community to come

: The community to come is a learned, rich, complex and sometimes obscure text. Here and there it borders on the mystery: Agamben empties the ram of a patriarchal God the Father with one hand and re-establishes with Spinoza the divinity of all things with the other, before pulling it all back into the profane, and then holding the "solution." a trembling aura, ahead of us.

The hacked body

: Physical implants that are injected into the body. Cyborg with antennas. Women who monitor ovulation via software. The body hackers tell us something about modern man's relationship to technology. 

Mikkel Wold (ed.): Take back the ethics. Market thinking and its consequences

: When all things in life get a price tag on them, they get easily corrupted.