Director's Desk

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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...
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The Power To Do the Impossible

In February, Dr. Brandon Carey of Columbia Basin College presented his talk "The Power To Do the Impossible" as a part of the Young Philosophers...
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The Threshold for Knowledge

In February, Dr. Michael Hannon presented his talk "The Threshold for Knowledge" as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted by the Prindle...

It’s Time for an Open Social Web

Imagine if you could only talk on the phone to people who used the same wireless service provider. Imagine people on Verizon could only call...

The Moral Hazard Hidden in Trump’s Tax Returns

On Saturday, The New York Times released part of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns that revealed over $900 million in business losses and concluded...

Ferguson and Net Neutrality

The shooting of Michael Brown and the aftermath of unrest in Ferguson raises a host of obvious ethical issues. One that isn't so obvious is...

Should CEOs End Salary Negotiation?

New Reddit CEO, Ellen Pao, is making waves across the tech and finance industry with her recent decision to end salary negotiations for new...
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What Is the Meaning of Freedom?

In February, Dr. Danielle Wenner presented her talk "What Is the Meaning of Freedom?" as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted by...

How Not to Defend Voter Restriction Laws

  I was listening to this NPR story today that presented two rebuttals to the claim that voter restriction laws make it difficult for historically disenfranchised people to...

Pizza Dude at Prindle for Three Sundays This Semester

The Prindle Institute is excited to announce that Pizza Dude (a DePauw student run food start-up) will be operating out of the Prindle Institute...