Ethics News

#YestoScotland or #NoThanks?

Today, Scotland has a monumental decision to make: stay a part of Great Britain or break away and become its own sovereign country. Since...

Is Reddit Run By Angry Warlords?

Reddit is heralded as "The Front Page of the Internet", but is now coming under increased scrutiny. T.C. Sottek writes. As Reddit trips over itself trying...

ZMapp: The Solution to Ebola?

The outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa has captivated the international community since it began in February 2014. Although Ebola has broken out before,...

Racism Has No Business in Basketball

On Monday, September 8, 2014, Atlanta Hawks owner, Bruce Levenson, announced that he would be giving up his team after an investigation uncovered a...

Would Knowledge of God Undermine Morality?

Helen De Cruz draws on some interesting insights from the cognitive science of religion to examine a popular response to an argument against God's existence...

The Politics of Morality: Can Good Deeds be Controlled?

From sharing posts on social media sites to spreading germs of the common cold, it seems that many things in life are contagious. But...

Apocalypse Now: Hollywood and the End of the World

Few events are as captivating of the human imagination as the apocalypse. Whether seen in ancient religious texts or modern novels and video games,...

Prindle and Conflict Studies to host ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’...

Come out to the Prindle Institute on Wednesday, September 17 at 8 PM for an outdoor screening of the 2014 documentary The Trials of Muhammad...

‘Green Dot’ Methods Reduce Power-Based Violence

The Prindle Institute is excited to welcome Dr. Dorothy Edwards, founder of Green Dot Strategy to DePauw for a lecture this evening in the Green Center...

Should Professors Ban Student Emails?

A few weeks ago Spring-Serenity Duvall, an assistant professor of communications at Salem College, banned student emails. It began with a syllabus policy identifying...