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Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Prindle Prize!

The Prindle Prize Program is an annual competition that gives students and faculty the opportunity to win monetary prizes for their dedication to ethics in their...
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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...
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Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research

In February, Dr. Danielle Wenner presented her talk "Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research" as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted...
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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...

What We’re Reading, May 21, 2015

Need some reading material for the long weekend? Check out these links from members of The Prindle Post staff. Student activism is on the rise (again)...

What We’re Reading, May 29, 2015

Check out these links suggested by members of The Prindle Post staff: Grammar snobbery and feminism (Jacquelyn) How much of California's water do you consume every week? (Linda) Nebraska...

The (Long) Road to Equality

As the Supreme Court’s decision is announced in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, one cannot help but reflect upon the shape the discourse has...

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....

(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....

(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....