In conjunction with the Nanotechnology and Society Research Group, the Institute hosted a group of six advanced graduate students and early-career researchers to explore ethical issues associated with emerging technologies.
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The 2011 Northeastern University Workshop in Applied Philosophy will be held from September 30th – October 2nd at Northeastern University in Boston. The topic will be “Ethical issues in Engineering Biological and Ecological Systems.”
The Institute is excited to welcome Serena Parekh to the Department of Philosophy and Religion as well as the Ethics Institute. Serena’s research focuses on issues of human rights and global justice.
Steve Nathanson was recently awarded an Excellence in Research Award from Northeastern. In addition, Steve’s recent book, Terrorism and the Ethics of War, was named the outstanding book in social philosophy in 2010
Patricia Illingworth’s new collection (co-edited with Thomas Pogge and Leif Wenar) on ethics and philanthropy is now available from Oxford University Press.
Stephen Nathanson was featured, with Tony Coady, in an episode of Philosophy TV. The topic of discussion was “Terrorism”. To view this episode, please visit the Philosophy TV page.
We are excited to announce the Northeastern University Ethics Institute has been officially launched! The Institute’s mission is to bring ethical analysis and evaluation to bear on social and environmental issues, as well as to promote ethical reflection on decisions and challenges in contemporary life. It will do this by: Supporting faculty and students conducting more...