When we talk about ethics we are really talking about what it means to be a good person and what the “good life” looks like. We are concerned with the causes and conditions of human flourishing. But what if flourishing for me looks different for you? Can we even agree on the basics of ethics? I will delve into these questions and more in the blog posts that appear below:

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  • Whatever else we want in life, we all want these six things
    What does it mean to live a good life? It’s a simple enough question. Answering it not so simple. Philosophers, ethicists, and anyone working for the common good have wrestled with this question for hundreds of years. It is complicated. What does it actually mean to live a good (or … Read moreContinue Reading
  • If You Feed Them, They Will Come
    The Ethics of Pharmaceutical Marketing to Physicians Have you ever found yourself sitting in front of your television wondering, “How many of these drug commercials am I going to have to watch?” Well, wonder no longer. The answer, according to a new JAMA analysis, is 663,000. Yes, 663,000. That’s how … Read moreContinue Reading
  • Why Strength of Character is Not Enough
    Strength of character is a wonderful thing. Most people strive to live with integrity and authenticity. They try to be honest, to treat others fairly, and to be compassionate. It’s no surprise that businesses want to hire people who exhibit “strength of character,” and there’s reason to believe it’s worth … Read moreContinue Reading