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Join the director of the Prindle Institute for Ethics for thought provoking discussions with other experts on all things ethics. We'll feature discussions on topics ranging from theoretical questions about the nature of morality to practical ethics questions that arise in every day life.

Join the director of the Prindle Institute for Ethics for thought provoking discussions with other experts on all things ethics. We'll feature discussions on topics ranging from theoretical questions about the nature of morality to practical ethics questions that arise in every day life.
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Join the director of the Prindle Institute for Ethics for thought provoking discussions with other experts on all things ethics. We'll feature discussions on topics ranging from theoretical questions about the nature of morality to practical ethics questions that arise in every day life.

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English


Episodes

31: Exploring Intellectual Property Rights with Adam Moore

6/27/2018
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We all interact with intellectual property on a daily basis, and you probably already have some general idea of what intellectual property is and why it might be an important thing to think about. But... The post 31: Exploring Intellectual Property Rights with Adam Moore appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:24:17

30: Learning from History with Elizabeth Anderson

5/30/2018
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Slavery is immoral. There’s no debate about it these days. But Americans didn’t always think that way. The morality of slavery was a hotly contested issue in the 18th and 19th centuries. So how did... The post 30: Learning from History with Elizabeth Anderson appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:28:59

The Ethics of Privacy Online with Andy Cullison

5/24/2018
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We’ve long considered privacy on the internet to be a privilege we can freely give up, at no harm to ourselves. But in light of the recent Cambridge Analytic scandal, that perspective is beginning to... The post The Ethics of Privacy Online with Andy Cullison appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:13:59

29: A Dungeon Crawl Through Moral Alignments

4/25/2018
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Can necromancers be good people? Can dragons be feminist care ethicists? Why are we asking? In this episode, producer Eleanor Price asks resident ethics expert (and fellow role-playing game enthusiast) Andy Cullison about the moral... The post 29: A Dungeon Crawl Through Moral Alignments appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:23:25

28: Philosophy and #MeToo with Emily McWilliams

3/28/2018
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In late 2017, women’s stories of sexual assault, abuse and harassment took the center stage on social media with the hashtag MeToo. But this isn’t the first time people have shared these stories–tales of these... The post 28: Philosophy and #MeToo with Emily McWilliams appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:27:53

27: Perceiving Morality with Preston Werner

2/28/2018
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Can you see goodness with your eyes or feel immorality in your heart? The philosopher Preston Werner thinks so. He defends an idea called moral perception, which means that just like you are able to... The post 27: Perceiving Morality with Preston Werner appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:26:49

Forgiveness and More: Bonus Material with Myisha Cherry

2/16/2018
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In Episode 26, producer Christiane Wisehart spoke to philosopher Myisha Cherry about her work on forgiveness and moral exemplars (people who exemplify excellent forgiveness practices — for better or for worse). They had a great... The post Forgiveness and More: Bonus Material with Myisha Cherry appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:08:04

26: Forgiveness and Moral Exemplars with Myisha Cherry

1/31/2018
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Forgiveness is a big, complicated topic. We often see stories about forgiveness play out in the media, and it probably plays a large role in our personal lives as well. That’s why we wanted to... The post 26: Forgiveness and Moral Exemplars with Myisha Cherry appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:21:57

25: What’s the Deal with Philosophers?

12/27/2017
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We’re talking about the culture and quirks of the world of moral philosophy on this episode. Specifically, we’re asking questions about the parts of the field of ethics and philosophy that confuse us the most.... The post 25: What’s the Deal with Philosophers? appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:27:46

24: The Art of Listening with Krista Tippett

11/29/2017
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Deep, meaningful conversations require active listeners. It’s obvious that part of what makes a good discussion is listening. But as it turns out, being an ethical listener requires effort. Krista Tippett joins us to share... The post 24: The Art of Listening with Krista Tippett appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:21:59

23: Frankenstein and His Creation: Who’s the Real Monster?

10/25/2017
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Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein introduced the world to archetypes we’re still familiar with: the mad scientist and his terrifying creation. But the novel is more than just a horror classic. It also asks questions about... The post 23: Frankenstein and His Creation: Who’s the Real Monster? appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:34:28

22: Gaslighting, PTSD and Testimonial Injustice with Rachel McKinnon

9/26/2017
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Trans people are vulnerable to many types of harms. And unfortunately, some of these harms can come from their “allies”– people who claim to want to help them. On today’s episode, Andy and Christiane talk... The post 22: Gaslighting, PTSD and Testimonial Injustice with Rachel McKinnon appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:24:35

Bonus: White Talk

8/25/2017
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Ethics On My Mind is our special bonus series for quick discussions of timely ethics issues. Earlier this month, large groups of white supremacists held rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia that erupted in violence, killing one person... The post Bonus: White Talk appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:30:02

21: Layered Landscapes

6/28/2017
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What is a layered landscape? How should we restore places with complex social and cultural legacies? Producer Christiane Wisehart traveled to Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge in Madison, Indiana to explore how the former military... The post 21: Layered Landscapes appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:32:31

Bonus: Why Should We Care about Net Neutrality?

6/14/2017
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We’ve created a new bonus series called “Ethics On My Mind” for quick discussions of timely ethics issues. On this episode, host Andy Cullison explains why we should care about recent changes to net neutrality... The post Bonus: Why Should We Care about Net Neutrality? appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:26:31

20: Ethics of Protest, Part Two

5/31/2017
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Are protests productive? Should they be? And if they should be productive, what does that productivity look like? In part two of our ethics of protest series, we interview Tabitha St. Bernard, the youth and family... The post 20: Ethics of Protest, Part Two appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:31:59

19: Climate Justice

4/26/2017
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Happy Earth Month! Many people think of climate change as something that will affect the world equally sometime in the distant future. But that’s not true. Some communities are already experiencing the effects. Join special guest host Jen... The post 19: Climate Justice appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:48:37

18: Ethics of Protest, Part One

3/29/2017
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On this episode, producer Sandra Bertin tells the story of the Freeman Field Mutiny, a protest that led to the desegregation of the United States military. Even though the men who participated in the protest... The post 18: Ethics of Protest, Part One appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:01:03:04

17: Achievement Matters

2/22/2017
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What are achievements and how should we think about them? How should we talk about them? Philosopher Gwen Bradford’s work on the nature of achievement inspired us to talk about the ethics of naming achievements... The post 17: Achievement Matters appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:32:53

BONUS: Wishes of the Dead from Hi Phi Nation

2/15/2017
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Should society always follow the wishes of the dead? Listen to friend of the podcast Barry Lam dissect this question in the first episode of his new podcast, Hi Phi Nation. We’ll be back with regularly scheduled... The post BONUS: Wishes of the Dead from Hi Phi Nation appeared first on Examining Ethics.

Duration:00:48:21