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FOSTERING ETHICS
EDUCATION, DIALOGUE,
AND RESEARCH.

Upcoming Events

February 2, 2019

Indiana High School Ethics Bowl February 2nd, 2019

7:30 am Photo by Amber Hecko The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics
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February 21, 2019

Professional Development Workshop: Thomas Wartenberg

12:30 pm The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics
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Even good people can be better at ethics

The study of ethics is not about telling you what the rules are. Ethics is an exploration of questions about the nature of right and wrong. It’s about developing a thoughtful framework to help you decide what you should do when the answers aren’t clear. The Prindle Institute for Ethics is one of the largest collegiate ethics institutes in the country and is dedicated to encouraging and fostering the study of ethics - in all its facets.

WHY STUDY ETHICS?

Prindle
Prizes

Awarding students prizes for rigorous explorations of the ethical issues in their coursework. Coursework from almost any DePauw class is eligible.

Prindle Prize Submission

Ethics Reading
Courses

Currently accepting proposals for Fall 2019 ethics reading courses. Take your students on a deep dive into ethics.

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Faculty/Staff
Funding

Engage with ethics outside the classroom - funding from the Prindle Institute for projects or events that bring ethics to DePauw's campus in substantive ways.

Faculty/Staff Funding

Character. Attitude. Morals. Perspective.

Find out more about Express C.A.M.P., our philosophy-centered camp experience designed to equip Putnam County kids with the tools they need for ethical dialogue.

We examine key ethical issues behind current events and culture.

PRINDLE POST

OCT 23, 2018

On Ethically Addressing Climate Change Deniers

How do we ethically address viewpoints that are dissimilar from our own, especially views that might spark intense debate? Staff Writer Hira Ahmad talks science and rhetoric in her article.

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EXAMINING ETHICS

OCT 31, 2018

33: Identity Matters: Standpoint Epistemology with Briana Toole

How do we obtain knowledge? Is it a purely objective, abstract process that has nothing to do with identity? Or does who we are, and where we sit on the social spectrum matter when it comes to how we form beliefs? On today’s show, we’re talking to Briana Toole, a philosopher who defends an idea known as standpoint epistemology. It’s the view that your identity has the power to help influence the kinds of knowledge you have access to.

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PEA SOUP

OCT 31, 2018

Ambitious Moral Perceptualism and Moral Knowledge from the Armchair

Opening the series on featured philosophers, this defense of moral knowledge by scholar Preston Werner discusses the “Ambitious Perceptualist view and its objections.

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