The Bioethics team is starting to form. For more information on how to get involved or to learn what the ethics bowl is all about contact:
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Welcome to the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University. Our department is filled with faculty and students who love to think, read and talk about “the big questions,” as well as about current events and contemporary issues involving ethics, religion, and political philosophy. We have an active research faculty and an award winning group of students whose plans range from heading off to graduate or law school to careers in public service, non-profit organizations, and business. Many of our students take advantage of our combined majors with other disciplines, such as computer science, international affairs, environmental studies, physics, history, english, economics, and media and screen studies.
The Department is home to The Ethics Institute, which does research in applied ethics, religious ethics, descriptive ethics, and normative theory. Our Philosophy Club is an active group of undergraduates who gather weekly for dinner and discussions. Our Ethics Bowl team studies pressing social and ethical issues and competes in competitions around the region. We are fortunate to have a vibrant intellectual community that is committed to bringing philosophical and religious studies research and methods to bear on contemporary events and issues.
On this website you will find information about our majors and minors, about experiential education opportunities, and about our student and faculty community. You can also “Like” us on Facebook, where you can see upcoming events, recent photos of different activities, and see exciting opportunities for students.
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Check out Prof. Bucar’s recent essay in the Zócalo Public Square, ASU Knowledge Enterprise Magazine of Ideas.
Check out this article about the Shaun King interview on campus last Friday, Professor Hosein was the interviewer. Civil rights activist Shaun King outlines strategy for ‘making change happen’
Check out Prof. Bucar’s essay in The Atlantic, includes lots of photographs.
The Ethics Institute is now accepting applications for the Piksi Summer Logic Institute. Click here for more information.
Professor Hosein wins first place on “Peasoup.us”, where he explores the moral implications of President Donald Trump’s executive order for a travel ban for nationals of six Muslim-majority countries and discusses how the travel ban violates basic human rights of equality and freedom from discrimination for all people. Click here for the full article.
Advances in 21st-century technology, such as robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), offer great promise to improve health, the environment, and society in general. In spite of the wealth of benefits associated with emerging technologies, there are also threats and challenges to society in how these technologies are used and whether they replace human power in…
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Seminar on Graham Oddie’s paper, “What Accuracy Could Not Be” ..
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Part of the P.P.E./ Ethics Institute Speaker Series. Topic T.B.A. Professor from Bentley University.