Humanities - Philosophy

Health - Jul 20
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Many countries are turning to digital aids to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic. ETH researchers are now pointing out the ethical challenges, that need to be taken into account and the issues that need careful consideration when planning, developing and implementing such tools.
Philosophy - Apr 29

When people behave selfishly, they have a reliable ally to keep their self-image well-polished - their own memory. When asked to recall how generous they were in the past, selfish people tend to remember being more benevolent than they actually were, according to a series of experiments by Yale psychologists and economists at University of Zurich published April 29 Communications.

Philosophy - Apr 3

Researchers have developed a new way to measure Machiavellianism - a personality type which has a tendency to exploit, deceive and distrust others. Rigorous statistical testing identified these master manipulators with 12 simple questions and experts found males scored higher than females. Lead authors Dr Conal Monaghan and Dr Boris Bizumic, from The Australian National University (ANU), said people with high Machiavellian or "high Mach" scores had consistent views and tactics across languages, cultures, and genders.

Health - Feb 11

Recerca The interests of science, technology and society should not prevail over those of the individual. Guaranteeing this principle is one of the main tasks in the research ethics committees (CER), interdisciplinary collegiate bodies set by the law which analyse the scientific validity of research studies and its social value, and which study the rights and interests at stake.

Philosophy - Apr 5

The Neue Zürcher Zeitung recently published a paper on the ethical challenges of digitisation written by Peter Seele, economist, philosopher and professor of business ethics at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society and Dirk Helbing, professor of Computational Social Science at ETH Zurich.

Pharmacology - Feb 17

Research published today in the  Journal of Medical Ethics  found that the way informed consent is currently taken causes unnecessary 'nocebo' harms.

Philosophy - Nov 12, 2019

Practice what you preach. Suit your actions to your words. Walk the talk. Hypocrisy is ingrained as a moral failing for most adults, but when do children learn to make the same distinction? According to a new study from University of Chicago psychologists, the shift seems to happen early in elementary school.

Currently 21 Job in field Philosophy.
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Philosophy - 26.11
Doctoral Research Fellowship in Philosophy University of Oslo
Philosophy - 25.11
Assistant or Associate Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Lecturer in Philosophy University of Leeds
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University Lecturer University of Cambridge
Philosophy - 10.11
Teaching Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Health - 06.11
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
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