Examining Ethics

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Synopsis

An ethics podcast hosted by The Prindle Institute for Ethics

Episodes

  • The Ethics of Love with Ashley C. Ford

    26/05/2021 Duration: 27min

    Ashley C. Ford is a prolific writer who covers a lot of subjects. Some of her most compelling writing is about the ethics of love. In the fall of 2019, we sat down together to... The post The Ethics of Love with Ashley C. Ford appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • A Spirit of Care with Maurice Hamington

    28/04/2021 Duration: 29min

    Portland State University professor of philosophy Maurice Hamington explains the basics of care ethics on today's episode of Examining Ethics. The post A Spirit of Care with Maurice Hamington appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • Vaccine Equity with Govind Persad

    31/03/2021 Duration: 25min

    Many of us have vaccines on the brain recently–whether because we’ve just received a shot, or because we are trying to access one. Who gets vaccinated and when they get their doses is a decision... The post Vaccine Equity with Govind Persad appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • Meena Krishnamurthy and Political Emotions

    17/03/2021 Duration: 24min

    On this episode of Examining Ethics, Meena Krishnamurthy discusses the important role that political emotions played in Martin Luther King Jr.'s work. The post Meena Krishnamurthy and Political Emotions appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 45: The Kindness of Strangers with Michael McCullough

    24/02/2021 Duration: 31min

    How did humans turn from animals who were only inclined to help their offspring to the creatures we are today–who regularly send precious resources to total strangers? With me on the show today is Michael... The post 45: The Kindness of Strangers with Michael McCullough appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 44: Moral Grandstanding with Brandon Warmke

    27/01/2021 Duration: 30min

    Brandon Warmke joins Christiane on the show today for a discussion of the importance of moral discourse. In recent years, you may have noticed a rise in the use of hyperbole and grand statement-making on... The post 44: Moral Grandstanding with Brandon Warmke appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 43: Ashley C. Ford and the Ethics of Love

    09/12/2020 Duration: 28min

    Ashley C. Ford is a prolific writer who covers a lot of subjects. Some of her most compelling writing is about the ethics of love. In the fall of 2019, we sat down together to... The post 43: Ashley C. Ford and the Ethics of Love appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 42: Is It Possible to Be Too Good?

    29/01/2020 Duration: 36min

    Is it possible to be too good? Is it possible that thinking about morality could cause clinical levels of emotional and mental distress? On today’s show (hi, it’s been a while!), Christiane talks to two... The post 42: Is It Possible to Be Too Good? appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 41: Ethics Education with Thomas Wartenberg and Chris Robichaud

    26/06/2019 Duration: 20min

    We often take for granted the active process of learning about ethics and morality, so today’s show focuses on the source of ethics education: the educators themselves. We hear from two superstar teachers: Chris Robichaud... The post 41: Ethics Education with Thomas Wartenberg and Chris Robichaud appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 40: Morality Scaled Up with Joshua Greene

    29/05/2019 Duration: 27min

    We often discuss individual morality and ethics on the show–how people should or should not behave on an interpersonal level. But what about groups of people? How should they make sense of their competing value... The post 40: Morality Scaled Up with Joshua Greene appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 39: The Authentic Encounter with Beth Benedix

    24/04/2019 Duration: 28min

    Beth Benedix is a professor of religious studies, world literature and community engagement and in her book Ghost Writer (A Story about Telling a Story), she explores the ethics of narrative. We covered some of the... The post 39: The Authentic Encounter with Beth Benedix appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 38: A Story about Telling a Story (about Telling a Story) with Beth Benedix

    27/03/2019 Duration: 29min

    Humans are captivated by stories. Stories draw people in–they take raw facts and infuse them with meaning and significance. But is it acceptable to take the facts of someone’s life and turn them into an entertaining... The post 38: A Story about Telling a Story (about Telling a Story) with Beth Benedix appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 37: Pushing Back on Epistemic Pushback with Alison Bailey

    27/02/2019 Duration: 27min

    If a professor told you about pushback from their students, you might assume that their students are complaining about having too much homework, or that the assigned reading is boring. The philosopher Alison Bailey says that... The post 37: Pushing Back on Epistemic Pushback with Alison Bailey appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 36: Facing the Synthetic Age with Christopher Preston

    30/01/2019 Duration: 28min

    We’re in an age known as the Anthropocene, an era in which humans have been the dominant force on earth. We’ve impacted the climate, we’ve shaped the land and in recent years, we’ve made changes... The post 36: Facing the Synthetic Age with Christopher Preston appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 35: Finite Responsibility and Infinite Hope with Joel Reynolds

    26/12/2018 Duration: 25min

    Caring for other people can be difficult. Whether it’s your own children, your parent, or a friend, care work is emotionally complicated and can be physically messy and uncomfortable. Today’s guest, the philosopher Joel Reynolds,... The post 35: Finite Responsibility and Infinite Hope with Joel Reynolds appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 34: Roles and Responsibilities with Robin Zheng

    28/11/2018 Duration: 26min

    We’re facing some pretty big problems these days. And whether they’re things like climate change, racism or poverty, these problems are all bigger than we are as individuals. So big, in fact, it can be... The post 34: Roles and Responsibilities with Robin Zheng appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 33: Identity Matters: Standpoint Epistemology with Briana Toole

    31/10/2018 Duration: 24min

    How do we obtain knowledge? Is it a purely objective, abstract process that has nothing to do with identity? Or does who we are, and where we sit on the social spectrum matter when it comes... The post 33: Identity Matters: Standpoint Epistemology with Briana Toole appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 32: Busting Myths about Banning Books with Emily J. Knox

    26/09/2018 Duration: 31min

    It’s Banned Books Week, and so on today’s show, we’re looking at some of the unquestioned assumptions that tend to go hand-in-hand with the idea of banned books. A lot of people assume that book... The post 32: Busting Myths about Banning Books with Emily J. Knox appeared first on Examining Ethics.

  • 31: Exploring Intellectual Property Rights with Adam Moore

    27/06/2018 Duration: 24min

    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.

  • 30: Learning from History with Elizabeth Anderson

    30/05/2018 Duration: 29min

    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.

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