Category ethics

Getting Radical About Lunch: An Eco-Socialist Critique

Non-human animals are afforded shockingly little importance in Marx and Engels’ worldview. It seems rather strange that this is the case given that they are treated exponentially worse than many human workers. During their (often) short lives, factory farm animals are subjected to the kind of horrific abuse we would automatically abhor among humans. The […]

McMahan, Kant, and Organ Transplants

When I took my first Philosophical Ethics class during the Fall 2016 semester, I was enthralled by Kant’s moral philosophy and its applications to various situations. I came across a piece by Jeff McMahan on the moral implications of organ allocation, and wrote this paper as a response to his argument using Kant’s formulations of […]