About the Ethical Record

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The Ethical Record is the monthly journal of Conway Hall Ethical Society.

The journal began in 1895 and is produced on a monthly basis. Primarily it has provided abstracts and edited essays of the Society’s Sunday Lectures. It has developed into a showcase journal of the Society’s activities and events at Conway Hall.

Historically and to this day, our events and activities have covered the following subjects:

  • Humanism
  • Atheism
  • Secularism
  • Liberalism
  • History of ideas
  • Free Speech and freedom of expression
  • Human rights
  • Philosophy (especially moral philosophy and ethics)
  • History and philosophy of science
  • The politics of unbelief
  • Psychology
  • Neuroscience and consciousness
  • Evolution (including the politics and history of evolutionary theory)
  • Religion and public policy (including law, education and sexual politics)
  • Contemporary ethical issues

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