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Shipka Speakers Series: Dr. Bart Ehrman

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Dr. Minogue Honored

On April 29th 2006 our own Dr. Brendan is being honored by the Bioethics Network of Ohio (BENO) is recognition for his role as a founding member and its first president. As part of this recognition ceremony, Dr. Minogue was … Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Wins Second Place at Nationals

Congratulations to the Ethics Bowl Team on an amazing performance their first time out. Read the Jambar story here: Ethics Bowl

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Teaching Ethics: Call for Submissions

Teaching Ethics issues this special call for responses to a new case study by Steven M. Cahn published in its Volume 15, Number 2, Fall 2015 issue. Please submit responses by April 5th to teachingethics@ysu.edu with the subject [Case Study]. … Continue reading

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The rise in stock of philosophy graduates | World news | The Guardian

The article is a little dated, but still relevant to students considering majoring in philosophy: The rise in stock of philosophy graduates | World news | The Guardian

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Burma’s Hard-Line Buddhists Are Waging a Campaign of Hate That Nobody Can Stop | TIME

Dr. Jerryson was recently interviewed by Time magazine about Buddhist extremists in Burma: Michael Jerryson, an expert on religion and violence at Youngstown State University in the U.S., says that part of the success of these movements is their ability … Continue reading

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Dr. Mir’s Statement on the Smithsonian Website

Dr Mir was recently asked to participate in the Human Origins Initiative at the Smithsonian Institution. Scholars from across the country were asked “What does it Mean to be Human?” from the perspective of their respective disciplines. “What Does It … Continue reading

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Moral Psychology and Education

Our own Dr. Deborah Mower recently secured a grant to hold an NEH Summer Institute for college and university professors. The institute will take place at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, and will deal with the moral psychology behind … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Liberal Arts

[The following is a letter received by our department by a former graduate and current Harvard Divinity School student. He has agreed to allow us to post his letter here.] My name is Cary Dabney. I am currently a graduate … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Shipka Speaker: Dr. Shaun Nichols

On October 15, 2015, Dr. Shaun Nichols of the University of Arizon presented a talk on the relationship between morality and emotions entitled: “Morality and the Emotional Brain”. 2015-2016 Shipka Speaker: Dr. Shaun Nichols from YSU Phil and Rel Studies … Continue reading

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