Does a parent have the right to monitor their child’s social media? Should the COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory? Can we still appreciate art if the artist has done terrible things? Is it OK for the police to use facial recognition technology?
The best conversations between friends, family and acquaintances are the ones that touch on real issues.
Whether these conversations occur in the lecture theatre, meetings, or around the dinner table, ethical quandaries make for a great topic of conversation – and usually a heated debate! From the infamous Ethical questions are always intriguing and ask us to pause and consider: What would you have done? What’s the context? Is there one right answer? And ultimately - can ethics guide us to better answers to all these questions?
In The Little Book of Big Ethical Questions, ethical questions are presented in a clear, easy-to-read way that’s designed for a question to be asked aloud and discussed with others. Each spread has a question on the left-hand side with context, ethical considerations, history and the personal approach of the author, a renowned ethicist who consults clients worldwide from global corporations to NGOs, on the right.
Susan Liautaud is the founder and managing director of Susan Liautaud & Associates Limited, which advises clients from global corporations to NGOs on complex ethics matters. She teaches cutting-edge ethics courses at Stanford University, serves as chair of Council of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is the founder of the nonprofit platform The Ethics Incubator. She also chairs and serves on a number of global nonprofit boards. She divides her time between Palo Alto, California, and London.
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