Normative questions are at the core of the study of ethics. This includes not just those working in moral and political philosophy but those who also study legal institutions and norms, religious ethics, health care ethics, welfare economics and a range of other topics and issues. The Institute seeks to build upon this core as it affirms an ecumenical definition of "ethics," one that intersects with a range of disciplines across the Dartmouth curriculum.
2023 Roger S. Aaron Lecture, The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age
Danielle Citron is the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law at the University of Virginia School of Law and the Director of the LawTech Center.
May 11, 2023 4:30-6:00pm
Free and open to the public.
Dorsett Lecturer: Nicholas Thompson
The Future is Wired: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Privacy, Social Media, Truth, Tech Companies, and More.
Nicholas Thompson, CEO of The Atlantic and former editor-in-chief of WIRED, says that innovations have improved our lives in countless ways—"We live longer, eat better, and keep powerful computers in our pockets”—but we need vigilant journalism and an engaged society that is prepared to keep Big Tech in check.
The Ethics Institute seeks to advance Dartmouth's unique teacher scholar model by providing graduate and undergraduate students funds to work on a research project under the supervision of a Dartmouth faculty advisor. Learn more