Content Tagged with: Department of Philosophy

Can ethics classes actually influence students’ moral behavior?

Philosophers and ethicists have never had scientific proof that university ethics classes affect student moral behavior — until now. A research team led by a philosopher at the University of California, Riverside, has conducted the first controlled study aiming to discover whether such a correlation exists using direct observational data...

By Omar Shamout | | Social Science / Education

Will we be benevolent gods?

In his blog-turned-book, Eric Schwitzgebel tackles philosophical questions both big and (seemingly) small

The trip of an after-lifetime?

UCR's John Martin Fischer examines near-death experiences through a philosophical lens

What’s in your drinking water?

Carl Cranor wants you to know — and to empower you to do something about it

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education