The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on balancing the risk of infection against what you owe your partner — and more.
The philosopher Todd May is an atheist who rejects the supernatural, but not the people who believe in it.
The election has become a referendum on the soul of the nation.
The impulse to wish harm on others may come naturally, but that doesn’t make it right.
It all began with an endless gray tunnel. And ended with a vision of how to rebuild our lives.
As a liberal in the Deep South, I am in the minority, but I persist.
He wasn’t oblivious to the danger. He just didn’t care.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when you believe an employer is putting financial concerns ahead of health and safety — and more.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on why it can be hard to tell family you’ve lost your job, whether to collect unemployment benefits and more.
Public health officials once suggested only people with symptoms should be tested. Now some say getting one is a civic duty.
Why do millions of practitioners of the Jain religion strive to avoid harming even microscopic creatures?
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on balancing workplace safety against personal privacy, and more.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on calling the cops when you think your stepson has a drug addiction, giving your sibling money — and more.
Trade-offs are routine in health policy, and the math and analysis underlying them have been around for decades.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on voicing concerns to a sibling about how he brings up his child and to officemates who embrace coronavirus conspiracies.
Should we take it?
Our obligations to one another won’t end when this crisis does.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when a friend believes the coronavirus pandemic is a worldwide conspiracy — and more.
Amid the cheers of gratitude, a painful debate is brewing as doctors grapple with whether to join the front lines of a pandemic.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when your roommate doesn’t understand that practicing social distancing means not seeing her boyfriend.
The conditions that lead to the emergence of new infectious diseases are the same ones that inflict horrific harms on animals.