Tag Archives: Frans de Waal

“I Like When They Stay Standing Up”: Embodied Ethics, Part 1

 by Donovan Schaefer Embodied ethics is a heading to explore case studies in which the traditional liberal view of ethics as a set of choices made by rational, autonomous agents seems to be blurred or disrupted.  Furthermore, embodied ethics may … Continue reading

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How It Works: Shirley Sherrod, Park51, and the Big Mistake in American Culture

Two stories in the news that had me riveted this summer.  First, the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque,” the Park51 Islamic community center (Jon Stewart labeled it the “Community Center of Death”) that a few Muslim New Yorkers applied for permission … Continue reading

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