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Douglas MacLean on What Makes Life Worth Living



What makes life worth living? Would you choose extinction or posterity without culture & meaning? UNC Philosopher Doug MacLean (Professor Emeritus) invites us to weigh in with an ethical dilemma for the ages.

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Check out the video’s supplemental educational resources, which include National High School Ethics Bowl cases that provide a basis for further discussion.

For more conceptual resources and ethical dilemmas, check out the other videos in the series:

For questions about this series or about the ways we can help you incorporate ethical reasoning into your classroom or workplace, contact Outreach Director Michael Vazquez (