To ease the tension of Election Day, we asked seven faculty members to participate a quirky thought experiment that challenged each of them to consider how one well known but long dead person in their respective fields would have voted in the 2016 presidential election. The responses were insightful, sobering, and occasionally hilarious.
New research from Northeastern University philosophy professors suggests that global climate negotiations would be more successful if countries worked together outside of global bargaining venues.
An interdisciplinary group of researchers from around the world converged at Northeastern last week to grapple with the ethics of informed consent when using humans as their subjects.
With the ability to clone animals from their genetic material, bringing back extinct species is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But is it ethical? We asked philosophy professor Ronald Sandler.
Ronald Sandler, associate professor of philosophy and director of the university’s Ethics Institute, examines the doping allegations against the cyclist and why the case has resonated so strongly with the public.
The institute, directed by associate professor of philosophy Ronald Sandler, is dedicated to bringing ethical analysis and evaluation to social and environmental issues.
Northeastern faculty led an innovative pilot program to immerse PhD students in social and ethical issues surrounding new technologies.
A Northeastern reportinvestigates common misconceptions about the social and ethical issues associated with emerging nanotechnologies.