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Social Sciences - Philosophy - 05.01.2016
How the market for human organs is destroying lives
In December, Turkish authorities detained a man accused of recruiting desperate Syrian refugees to sell kidneys in exchange for legal protection.

Philosophy - Career - 17.12.2015
'Moral' anger is a force for good at work
’Moral’ anger is a force for good at work
Employers should embrace anger among employees for the vital role it plays in sustaining a just and fair workplace, according to a University of Liverpool academic.

Religions - Philosophy - 08.12.2015
Culture wars, Christianity at heart of UW political scientist Mark Smith's book 'Secular Faith'
Culture wars, Christianity at heart of UW political scientist Mark Smith’s book ’Secular Faith’
Mark A. Smith is a University of Washington professor of political science and adjunct professor of comparative religion.

Philosophy - Linguistics / Literature - 04.12.2015
Stanford’s Philosophy Department trains leaders, thinkers
Knowledge Commons: Stanford's Tanner Philosophy Library, above, is a departmental library open to all members of the Stanford community.

History / Archeology - Philosophy - 04.12.2015
Opinion: Frankenstein or Krampus? What our monsters say about us
Natalie Lawrence (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) discusses the history of monsters, and what they say about the people who invent them.

Philosophy - 03.12.2015
Generation Y struggling for job security
It can take young people up to a decade to secure a stable and meaningful job after leaving secondary school, according to Australia's most comprehensive youth trends study, the  Life Patterns  project.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 01.12.2015
Why Canada should accept 100,000 refugees and help "knock ISIS off its pedestal"
The number has been in the news for weeks: 25,000. But a country as large and rich as Canada could easily resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees over the next two or three years, Professor Randall Hansen says.

Philosophy - 26.11.2015
UQ launches free online philosophy and English courses
UQ launches free online philosophy and English courses
Students around the world preparing for English proficiency testing now have access to a new online course offered by The University of Queensland.

Pedagogy - Philosophy - 25.11.2015
Q&A: Philosopher Candace Vogler on virtue, happiness and the meaning of life
In an unassuming office on the fourth floor of Wieboldt Hall, Prof. Candace Vogler is working to answer some of the most vexing problems of human existence: Why are some people happy, and others not?

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 19.11.2015
Academic advises on ethics for regulators
Academic advises on ethics for regulators
Professor Ania Zalewska has taken part in an expert roundtable discussion on the ethical standards of regulators, organised by the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL).

Philosophy - Environment - 13.11.2015
Good thinking
Good thinking
Famous philosophers are often depicted as taking up the subject for reasons that, in retrospect, seem obvious.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 30.10.2015
Opinion: How free are we really?
Priyamvada Gopal (Faculty of English) discusses freedom as a practice rather than a value to be worshipped.

Art and Design - Philosophy - 30.10.2015
Spooky Research: Faculty Experts Explore Halloween Topics
Even when it's not Halloween, scholars from the College of Liberal Arts are studying ghostly folklore, the science of superstition and making sense of the unknown.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 29.10.2015
Spiritual violence and the divine revolution of Sri Aurobindo Ghosh
In 1879, a young Indian boy arrived in England from Calcutta (now Kolkata), in the state of Bengal, sent by his father to receive a British education.

History / Archeology - Philosophy - 19.10.2015
Soulmate and Astral Body
Workshop and Light Installations on the Relationship between Body and Soul, October 23 and 24, Topoi House Dahlem The relationship between a soul understood to be immaterial and immortal and the phys

Environment - Philosophy - 16.10.2015

Life Sciences - Philosophy - 13.10.2015

Linguistics / Literature - Philosophy - 12.10.2015
University of Salzburg: Refugees Welcome!
University of Salzburg: Refugees Welcome!
The University has implemented several measures that offer persons who have been granted full asylum and asylum seekers access to a university education.

Philosophy - Religions - 07.10.2015
Collaborative research project to examine sources of happiness and personal fulfillment
A new research project at the University of Chicago and University of South Carolina will bring together scholars from different fields to study the factors that bring about deep happiness and a sense of meaning in one's life.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 05.10.2015
Book Presentation,
Book Presentation, "Social justice and Child Poverty"
On 24 November, 2015, the new book by Gunter Graf and Gottfried Schweiger, "A Philosophical Examination of Social Justice and Child Poverty ", will be presented at the Center for Ethics and Poverty Research.

Philosophy - Health - 04.10.2015
Doctors liken keeping patients alive unnecessarily to torture
Elizabeth Dzeng's research shows doctors' moral distress surrounding futile end of life treatments. Doctors' words - 'torture', 'gruesome', 'abuse', 'mutilate' and 'cruel' evoke images more fitting of penal regimes than hospitals. The moral toll exacted upon these physicians is evident in descriptions such as feeling 'violated' and 'traumatised'.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 30.09.2015

Philosophy - Health - 22.09.2015

Administration - Philosophy - 22.09.2015

Philosophy - Media - 18.09.2015
Comment: Justice should be the driving force for reporting on the refugee crisis
Steven Harkins, a PhD student from the University of Sheffield's Department of Journalism Studies, argues that justice should be the driving force for reporting on the refugee crisis.

Philosophy - Computer Science - 17.09.2015
Ethical issues surrounding artificial intelligence need to be looked at
Noel Sharkey, who is a world renowned expert in robotics and artificial intelligence at the University of Sheffield, comments on calls by Demis Hassabis, the head of Google's £400m machine learning b

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 17.09.2015
Page Center 'open call' research proposals have international flavor
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication is a research center at the Penn State College of dedicated to the study and advancement of ethics and responsibility in corporate communication and other forms of public communication.

History / Archeology - Philosophy - 07.09.2015
What is a monster?
In the outrage that erupted when an American dentist killed a lion, the trophy hunter was branded a 'monster'.

Philosophy - 03.09.2015
Comment: UK has ’moral responsibility’ to act now on refugee crisis
Comment: UK has 'moral responsibility' to act now on refugee crisis By Dr James Hampshire, Sussex Centre for Migration Research at the University of Sussex The Syrian civil war has forced at least 9 million people to flee their homes.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2015
Comment: I am an immigrant
American Professor Jennifer Saul, from the University of Sheffield's Department of Philosophy, comments on what it is like to be an immigrant in the UK.

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 24.08.2015
Despite Ashley Madison furore, our view of infidelity has not always been fixed
Despite Ashley Madison furore, our view of infidelity has not always been fixed By Zoe Strimpel , a doctoral researcher at the University of Sussex When in 2010 I ed Noel Biderman, founder of infidelity website Ashley Madison, he said: "It's easy to vilify me.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 05.08.2015
Moral judgments soften with time and distance, UCLA-led study shows
Participants were given seven examples of wrongdoing - including a man stealing a stranger's money - and asked to rate the protagonist on a five-point moral scale. New research suggests that the human mind is disturbingly flexible about moral judgments. An international team led by UCLA anthropology professor Daniel Fessler studied members of seven disparate societies, from rural New Guinea to urban California.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 03.08.2015
Comment: It’s important to understand why some people support capital punishment
Christopher Bennett, a Reader in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, writes about the death penalty.

Philosophy - Linguistics / Literature - 30.07.2015
After 20 years, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy thrives on the web
The Stanford scholars who founded the groundbreaking online encyclopedia say that the project owes its success to the unique way it organizes its community of contributors, editors and users.

Health - Philosophy - 30.07.2015
Penn Bioethicists Call for End to "Pay-to-Play" Clinical Research
Charging people to participate in research studies is likely to undermine the fundamental ethical basis of clinical research, according to a new paper written by bioethicists, including lead author E

Health - Philosophy - 24.07.2015
UCLA faculty voice: Let people make their own end-of-life decisions
There is a growing awareness of the critical need for such communication between health care providers, patients and family members Sangeeta Ahluwalia, Neil Wenger and Karl Lorenz Sangeeta Ahluwalia

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 22.07.2015
Developing responsible leaders of the future
Lancaster University has launched a unique online Masters programme designed to develop future responsible global leaders.

Philosophy - Religions - 08.07.2015
Stanford scholar upends interpretation of philosopher Martin Heidegger
After a lifetime of studying the German philosopher's groundbreaking works, Stanford Religious Studies Professor Thomas Sheehan concludes that Heideggerians' obsession with Being misses the point.

Health - Philosophy - 03.07.2015
Commonly prescribed drugs affect decisions to harm oneself and others
Commonly prescribed drugs affect decisions to harm oneself and others
Healthy people given the serotonin-enhancing antidepressant citalopram were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or others than those given placebo drugs in a moral decision-making experiment at UCL. In contrast, the dopamine-boosting Parkinson's drug levodopa made healthy people more selfish, eliminating an altruistic tendency to prefer harming themselves over others.

Administration - Philosophy - 25.06.2015
Top Scientists Call for Improved Incentives To Ensure Research Integrity
Scientific controversies, from problems replicating results - such as with the now debunked association between autism and MMR vaccines - to researcher misconduct and sensationalism, have led to speculation of "trouble at the lab” as the Economist put it.

Philosophy - 24.06.2015
Comment: Why ‘illegal’ migrants aren’t violating state sovereignty
Clara Sandelind, a Teaching Assistant at the University of Sheffield, comments on perceptions of migrants and state sovereignty.

Art and Design - Philosophy - 16.06.2015
Alumni artist creates tropical installation for Cornell Tech
Artist Peter Gerakaris , BFA '03, set out to create a warm welcome for visitors to Cornell Tech's construction celebration on Roosevelt Island with his installation, "Tropicália," opening June 16 at Gallery RIVAA , where Cornell Tech staff have had a part-time presence since last winter.

Art and Design - Philosophy - 16.06.2015
Alumnus creates tropical installation for Cornell Tech
Artist Peter Gerakaris , BFA '03, set out to create a warm welcome for visitors to Cornell Tech's construction celebration on Roosevelt Island with his installation, "Tropicália," opening June 16 at Gallery RIVAA , where Cornell Tech staff have had a part-time presence since last winter.

Philosophy - Linguistics / Literature - 12.06.2015

Health - Philosophy - 09.06.2015
U of M releases final plan to strengthen human research protections
Following a 2-week public comment period, an Implementation Team at the University of Minnesota charged with drafting a plan for improving human research protections released its final work plan.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 18.05.2015
King’s dream changed many lives
Venturing into the "deep south" of the United States as a civil rights worker in the summer of 1965 was life-changing for Richard Hutch, then a New York college boy.

Life Sciences - Philosophy - 15.05.2015
How people defend eating meat
Meat eaters who justify their eating habits feel less guilty and are more tolerant of social inequality say researchers.

Health - Philosophy - 14.05.2015
Children's views should shape how research is conducted, says ethics body
Children’s views should shape how research is conducted, says ethics body
A Lancaster University Law School academic has played a key role in a new report which calls for cultural change to enable young people's opinions to help shape how children's health research is prioritised, designed and reviewed.