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(How) Does Capitalism Incentivize? Part II

This post originally appeared June 16, 2015. My last post discussed the bifurcated incentivization structure of capitalism: owners profit while workers become disempowered by working harder....

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....
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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...

(How) Does Capitalism Incentivize? Part I

This post originally appeared June 9, 2015. In my youth my parents would defend capitalism by saying that it incentivized work in contrast to communism....
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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...

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...

The Deterioration of TV News

This Guest Author post by Dr. Jeff McCall was originally published in The Indy Star on April 24, 2015. NBC’s high-profile anchor, Brian Williams, has...
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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...

Examining Ethics: Prindle’s Ethics Podcast Launched!

UPDATE - We've launched. Visit the Examining Ethics show page here.  The Prindle Institute is hosting an ethics podcast about ethical issues big and small....