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.
Spite is a puzzling human behavior that seemingly affords no value to its owner. But new research from assistant professor of philosophy Rory Smead reveals that spitefulness may actually be the unlikely origin of the kindly act of fairness.
As part of Northeastern’s educational series on civic sustainability, a trio of Northeastern scholars led a discussion on immigration issues in the U.S. from a legal, philosophical, and criminal justice perspective.
Spite, in the words of Merriam and Webster, is “the desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone.” But I like this definition better: “Spite [is] the shady relative of altruism.” […]
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.
Last week, Northeastern hosted the 29th International Social Philosophy Conference, an opportunity for experts and students to weigh deep questions around some of the biggest issues of our time.
Jenn Wilson Class of 2012, majoring in international affairs and philosophy Participating in Dialogue of Civilizations program in Morocco Our program here focuses on the history and contemporary culture of Morocco. […]
Northeastern professor discusses why the wealthy should factor important moral and ethical choices into their giving decisions