Rapid Fire Questions
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 3 July 2011
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 3 July 2011, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- If there was free trade in organs, do you think medical science have even more of an incentive to be creating artificial organs?
- What if your blood donation goes to support the life of an evil dictator?
- Should a person be more cautious about organ donation given the increasing government controls in medicine?
- Should gays be forbidden from donating blood?
- Why do you think that tattoos should be easily concealed?
- In the wake of the financial crisis, is more financial reform required?
- Why should women exit elevators before men?
- Should we be able to ask the "unaskable" questions on job interviews (such as on religion)?
- Duration: 15:27
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My dissertation defended moral responsibility and moral judgment against the doubts raised by Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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