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?
Engage with ethics outside the classroom - receive funding for projects or events that bring ethics to DePauw's campus.Apply for funding
Awarding students prizes for rigorous explorations of the ethical issues in their coursework. Coursework from almost any DePauw class is eligible.Submit your coursework
Apply now for a position as a Prindle Post Staff Writer. Paid positions are available for DePauw students.Apply here
We collaborated with WNET and Youth Collective in New York City to provide an anti-bias Youth Summit in March 2018. Prindle Institute interns, along with Prindle Post staff writer and DePauw student Byron Mason II joined forces with our director Andy Cullison to provide a workshop on confronting bias.
PRINDLE POSTDec 05, 2019
From bias to privacy, the move to using behavioral biometrics for digital security has a number of ethical implications.read this
EXAMINING ETHICSJUN 26, 2019
Chris Robichaud is a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School with an interest in creating moral simulations for education, and Thomas Wartenberg is the creator of the Teaching Children Philosophy program and website. Both share their ideas on learning philosophy and ethics, fiction, and more on this episode of Examining Ethics.LISTEN TO THIS
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