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Does Knowledge Matter?

In February, Dr. Michael Hannon presented his talk “Does Knowledge Matter” as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted by the Prindle Institute and the DePauw Philosophy Department. Next week, we’ll post Dr. Michael Hannon’s research-level talk, “The Threshold for Knowledge.” Each of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series videos is available on YouTube. Enjoy, and be … Continue reading "Does Knowledge Matter?"
25 Jun 2015
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Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research

In February, Dr. Danielle Wenner presented her talk “Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research” as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted by the Prindle Institute and the DePauw Philosophy Department. Next week, we’ll post Dr. Michael Hannon’s talk, “Does Knowledge Matter?” Throughout May and June, we’ll continue to post videos of each talk (also available … Continue reading "Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research"
18 Jun 2015
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Prindle Intern Spotlight: Cheney Hagerup

Cheney is a senior intern from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. She studies English Literature and Spanish at DePauw. Tell us about an ethics/social justice issue that is particularly important to you. Traveling throughout Mexico, Nicaragua and Costa Rica has really sparked my interest in working to better understand global inequalities and, more specifically, immigration reform. Studying … Continue reading "Prindle Intern Spotlight: Cheney Hagerup"
10 Apr 2015
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Ethics in 5: Printerns on Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Every week, the Prindle Intern team weighs in on an ethical issue together. Each intern is challenged to keep their response to five sentences – Ethics in 5. Click on an intern’s name to check out their previous posts on The Prindle Post! Issue: Religious Freedom Restoration Act The RFRA has stirred up nationwide controversy. … Continue reading "Ethics in 5: Printerns on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act"

Frederick Douglass Prize Winner will be the 2015-2016 Schaenen Scholar

The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics is proud to announce that Christopher Hager will be the 2015-2016 Nancy Schaenen Endowed Visiting Scholar of Ethics. Dr. Hager received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Currently he is Associate Professor of English at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, where he teaches … Continue reading "Frederick Douglass Prize Winner will be the 2015-2016 Schaenen Scholar"
31 Mar 2015
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Crystal Mess? - New Email App Predicts Personality of Recipients

Crystal sells itself as the best thing to happen to email since spell-check. You should communicate with empathy, and the way you communicate with empathy is trying to understand what the other person you are communicating with is like. Crystal, an email extension for Chrome and Gmail, tries to help users do this by data-mining … Continue reading "Crystal Mess? – New Email App Predicts Personality of Recipients"
26 Mar 2015
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