Politics

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The NYPD and Mayor de Blasio

In the wake of the lack of indictments of police in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, both black men killed by...

What Should You Do in the Face of Moral Disagreement?

Are we entitled to trust our moral judgments over the judgment of others? That is the central question taken up in this article by...

Mes Aynak’s Intrinsic Cultural Value

One of the many reasons that weighing ethical dilemmas is such a challenge is because we're often faced with a conflict between measurable and immeasurable value. We see this often...

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...

Where Does the Confederate Battle Flag Belong Today?

Debating the Confederate flag's meaning requires an analysis of its history.
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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...

We Love Leo. But Should We Trust Him?

When I say CLIMATE, you say CHANGE. In the conversations about the environment, things seem to be doing just that...changing. In the past week or so,...

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...

Conflict Kitchen will be hosted Oct. 27-30 by Prindle, Conflict Studies...

The Conflict Studies Program, The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, and the Department of Art and Art History are thrilled to announce an upcoming...