Ethics and Morality

Book Review: Prewired

Fall 2008


Dan Cloer

The idea of a moral basis for behavior is uniquely human. Morality implies that we bring judgment to our decisions.

Insight: Writing about Prostitutes

Fall 2008

“Writing About Prostitutes”

David Hulme

A recent article in the U.S. magazine Atlantic carried the headline “Is Pornography Adultery?” and noted that “it may be closer than you think.”

The Teaching of Moral Values

August 12, 2008

The Teaching of Moral Values

Brian Orchard

The school system has not only changed with the times in regard to the teaching of morality, but has openly advocated a more moral relativistic approach.

Insight: What We Watch

Summer 2008

What We Watch

David Hulme

Many people believe that we can watch anything and everything to no ill effect. But is this true?

Are We in Need of a New Neuromorality?

Spring 2008

Are We in Need of a Neuromorality? 

Thomas E. Fitzpatrick

As neuroscience develops tests for particular psychological traits and medical predispositions in individuals, what moral values will govern such information?

The Moral of the Story

Spring 2008

The Moral of the Story

Alice Abler

Fairy tales have clearly evolved over the centuries. And the changing tales say a lot about the changing times.

The Value of Western Values

March 21, 2008

The Value of Western Values

Donald Winchester

In the post-colonial backlash and in the face of increasing Muslim and other non-Western influence in Europe, a clash of cultures has emerged.

Mixing Politics, Religion and Money

February 3, 2008

Mixing Politics, Religion—And Money

Brian Orchard

The involvement of celebrities in swaying the outcome of elections is clear, but are we noticing the trend of religious figures selling their support?