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FOSTERING ETHICS
EDUCATION, DIALOGUE,
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The Ethics of Manipulinks

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The Ethics of Manipulinks
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Should You Outsource Important Life Decisions to Algorithms?

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Should You Outsource Important Life Decisions to Algorithms?

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?

Virtual Art Museum

Using art to prompt philosophical discussions for high schoolers.

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Prindle Post Workbook

Explore the print edition featuring some of the best ethics-in-the-news articles from the last year.

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Faculty/Staff
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Funding available for faculty and staff projects that engage DePauw students with ethics.

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Examining Ethics

The Science of a Better You with Jim Davies

The cognitive scientist Jim Davies argues that it's possible to figure out how to do the most good for the most people and shares his insights on giving.

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We examine key ethical issues behind current events and culture.

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Aug 02, 2022

Book Bans, the First Amendment, and Political Liberalism

How do we tell which books facilitate or frustrate childhood education? read this

EXAMINING ETHICS

JUL 20, 2022

Nasty, Brutish and Short with Scott Hershovitz

Joining me on the show today is the philosopher Scott Hershovitz, whose new book explores philosophy and ethics through the lens of questions raised by his own children. But as Scott explained to me, his sons Rex and Hank aren’t interested in philosophy just because they’ve been raised by a philosopher. In fact most children are natural philosophers.

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Jul 11, 2022

Prindle Institute Welcomes New Director Jeffrey Dunn

The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University is delighted to welcome Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Dunn as its new Phyllis W. Nicholas executive director. Jeff has taught ph read this

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