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Explore the debate and science of Ethics.

August 25, 2015

Political Bias in Philosophy and Why it Matters

Spencer Case

Superfluous political examples in philosophy texts show political bias that harms the discipline, scholars, and students. 

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January 5, 2015

The Cheap Moral Indignation of Bowdoin College

Michael Toscano

A highly ranked elite liberal arts college chastises students for dressing up as American Indians at Thanksgiving, while at the same time encouraging rampant immorality as part of campus cul...

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August 20, 2014

Revisiting the Classics: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Mitchell Langbert

NAS is calling upon readers to submit reflections on old books. Professor Mitchell Langbert discusses how Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics offers value for students that a modern text...

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July 30, 2013

An Open Letter to Penn State Employees

Matthew Woessner

Professor Matthew Woessner of Penn State calls for civil resistance to the university's new health-care requirements.

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December 11, 2012

Prager U: If Good and Evil Exist, God Exists

Jason Fertig

What is the basis for moral good and evil?

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July 16, 2012

Business (Ethics) as Usual

Jason Fertig

Textbooks tend to take a superficial and often anti-market approach.

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July 27, 2011

Video: J. Budziszewski on a Primer on Natural Law

Professor J. Budziszewski discusses classical Natural Law with Inside Academia's Andy Nash.

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January 25, 2011

Reengineering Ethics Education

Jason Fertig

Teaching "ethics" won't prevent the next Enron; ethics can only be taught indirectly, argues Jason Fertig.

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January 20, 2011

Give Students the Gift of Ethics

Douglas Campbell

Adhering to a set of ethical standards is our greatest expression of human freedom and individuality, writes Douglas Campbell.

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January 20, 2011

Can We Teach Someone to Be Ethical?

Nicholas Capaldi

Nicholas Capaldi outlines four ways of persuading someone to do the right thing.

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