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  • Workshops | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement EthicSoc Courses Summer Fellowships Human Rights Fellowships FAQs Sample Human Rights Fellowships Apply for a Summer Fellowship Graduate Ethics Research Ethics Course Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Events All Upcoming Events Lectures Past Events Videos Conferences Workshops Looking for Past Events Browse our past events section where we ve archived past events Email Newsletter Get the latest information on upcoming events articles from the The Buzz and announcements from the Center for Ethics in Society Subscribe You can unsubscribe at any time Workshops The Center for Ethics in Society is not offering any faculty graduate workshops during the 2014 15 academic year Past Ethics Center s Workshops Blokker Research Workshop in the Humanities Environmental Norms Institutions and Policies 2010 2011 Theodore and Frances Geballe Environmental Norms Institutions and Policy 2008 2009 International Heritage Ethics 2007 2008 Global Justice 2005 2006 Ethics in the Professions 2004 2005 Upcoming Events in Workshops We currently have no events

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  • Undergraduate Ethics | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Ethics Research Ethics Course Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement Summer Fellowships Learn More about the Program Learn more about the Undergraduate Program with this quick video Learn More about the Center Learn more about the Center for Ethics in Society and our leadership with this quick video Overview Program in Ethics in Society The Program in Ethics in Society devotes itself to undergraduate education and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of ethics We offer courses ranging from Philosophy Public Policy Drama to Political Science Many of the classes will satisfy GER and new Ways of Thinking Ways of Doing Ethical Reasoning breadth requirement The Program also offers students an opportunity to write a senior honors thesis that extends moral concerns and reflection across a variety of disciplines Students combine the analytical rigor of moral and political philosophy with their self chosen thesis topic to develop a sophisticated understanding of problems of social concern We encourage students to consider questions such as the meaning of responsibility the scope of liberty the legitimacy of government and other issues that arise in debates about public life Summer Fellowships Applications for summer 2014 fellowships will be due in December 2013 Please note that there are a number of steps that you must take to prepare yourself to be competitive for the fellowship Undergraduate Honors Program The Undergraduate Honors Program in Ethics in Society offers students in any major the opportunity to write a senior honors thesis on topics that use moral and political

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  • Undergraduate Honors Program | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Application and Requirements Past Theses FAQs Minor Program Awards Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement Summer Fellowships Undergraduate Honors Program The Undergraduate Honors Program in Ethics in Society offers students in any major the opportunity to write a senior honors thesis on topics that use moral and political philosophy to address practical problems The Program is guided by the idea that ethical thought has application to current social questions and conflicts We encourage moral reflection and practice in areas such as education law science politics and public service Previous theses have considered such questions as the just distribution of health care our obligations to future generations the role of moral values in education the moral implications of genetic engineering and the relationship between gender inequality and the structures of work and family Students who write an honors thesis major in many disciplines including Computer Science Human Biology International Relations and Public Policy Our students have won scholarships including Marshall Rhodes and Fulbright fellowships Others have taken the step from moral analysis to moral commitment pursuing careers in public service A minor in Ethics in Society is offered to students who cannot commit to writing an honors thesis but still wish to explore moral issues in personal and professional life FAQs Here are some frequently asked questions about the Undergraduate Honors Program in Ethics in Society Application and Requirements Students interested in writing a senior honors thesis in Ethics in Society should contact the program coordinator before their junior year to discuss the application process Past Theses Students in the Program write honors theses on topics that use moral and political philosophy to address

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  • Application and Requirements | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Theses FAQs Minor Program Awards Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement Summer Fellowships Email Newsletter Get the latest information on upcoming events articles from the The Buzz and announcements from the Center for Ethics in Society Subscribe You can unsubscribe at any time Application and Requirements Program Requirements and How to Apply Students interested in writing a senior honors thesis in Ethics in Society should contact the program coordinator before their junior year to discuss the application process The Program is open to students in any major with a cumulative GPA of 3 3 or higher Students should maintain this minimum average in the courses taken to satisfy the program requirements Courses taken to satisfy the program requirements may be double counted towards major requirements Requirements Two core courses ETHICSOC 171 Justice AND either ETHICSOC 20 Introduction to Moral Philosophy or ETHICSOC 170 Ethical Theory Students should aim to complete these core courses with B or higher grade prior to the winter quarter of the junior year ETHICSOC 190 PHIL 178 Honors seminar in Ethics in Society This course is open to only students in the program and is to be taken during the winter quarter of the junior year Two specialization courses 4 or 5 units courses related to the thesis topic These courses may be completed anytime and may be completed before acceptance into the program Enroll in ETHICSOC 200A and ETHICSOC 200B thesis writing units 10 units total during the senior year Students also complete preliminary and final thesis presentations and an oral examination after submission of the thesis To receive honors students must earn a grade of B or higher on the completed thesis Application Process Take Justice and Introduction to Moral Philosophy or Ethical Theory Contact to the program coordinator about your interest in writing an

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  • Past Theses | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    education the moral implications of genetic engineering and the relationship between gender inequality and the structures of work and family Filter Results by Topic Any Biology Communication Earth Sciences Economics Education Healthcare History International Relations Law Philosophy Political Science Public Policy Topic Scholar Advisor Major Year Title Earth Sciences Zabel Claire Caldeira Ken Earth Systems 2014 Engineering Earth The Ethics of Building a Better Climate Political Science Raikes Connor Reich Rob Political Science 2014 Candidacy and Responsibility in a Citizens United Age Law Nakai Ashley Friedman Lawrence Olson Kristi Political Science 2014 Syndicourt Is In Session Potential Effects of Syndicated Court Shows on American Audiences Philosophy Grueskin Caroline Dannenberg Jorah Philosophy 2014 Moral Taint International Relations Abdallah Nabila Weiner Allen Philosophy 2014 Unlawful Enemy Combatant The Case for the Legitimate Authority of Non state Entities and a Subsequent Reformulation of Moral Liability to Attack International Relations Aier Rebecca Reich Rob International Relations 2013 To Thrive or to Survive The Implications of Applying an Impartial Ethic to a Partial World Philosophy Asperger Jessica Reich Rob Philosophy 2013 Accompaniment in Short Term Service An Ethical Analysis of Volunteer Tourism Public Policy Cirenza Julianne Schapiro Tamar Sociology 2013 Access to Comprehensive Sex Education An Adolescent s Right to Wellbeing Public Policy Fisher Claire Reich Rob Moe Terry Political Science 2013 The Ethics of For Profit Schooling A Case for Private Sector Entry into Public Education Biology Hayden Margaret Luhrmann Tanya Human Biology 2013 The Ethics of Conceptualizing Serious Mental Illness Schizophrenia and the Limitations of a Brain Based Model History Kovacs Goodman Jacob Parker Grant Classics 2013 Relics Ne er To Be Restored Reforming Cultural Property Law in the Mediterranean Political Science Kramer Nicole Romano Michael Political Science 2013 Criminal Justice and Direct Democracy in California The Initiative Process s Influence on California

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  • FAQs | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    to Will the Program provide a faculty thesis advisor for each student Can I apply to the Program before completing the required core courses Do I have to be a Philosophy major or take a lot of Philosophy courses to write a good thesis in the Program I m interested in a thesis listed in the Past Theses page do you have a copy that I can access What distinguishes the Program in Ethics in Society from other honors programs I have more specific questions who can I talk to Email the program coordinator Breana Dinh at brdinh stanford edu Top of Page Will the Program provide a faculty thesis advisor for each student No We assign a postdoc advisor to each student but our students are responsible for finding their own faculty advisor although we can help in that process We encourage you to make an effort to get to know your professors go to their office hours because they are great potential thesis advisors Top of Page Can I apply to the Program before completing the required core courses Yes however you must complete the required courses before the start of your senior year Ideally you should complete the courses before you take the seminar course in the winter quarter of your junior year You may apply to the Program as a freshman or sophomore and be accepted on a provisional basis until you complete the required courses with a B or higher Top of Page Do I have to be a Philosophy major or take a lot of Philosophy courses to write a good thesis in the Program No Doing well in the core required courses Justice and Introduction to Moral Philosophy or Ethical Theory is sufficient for our students to complete a well written thesis in

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  • Minor in Ethics in Society | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Ethics Research Ethics Course Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Application and Requirements Past Theses FAQs Minor Program Awards Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement Summer Fellowships Minor in Ethics in Society The Ethics in Society minor is open to students in any department who wish to enrich their studies through the exploration of moral issues in personal and professional life Courses should focus around a central theme such as bioethics equality of opportunity ethics in politics or other themes approved by the faculty director Students should discuss potential themes with an academic advisor before planning their course of study A minor in Ethics in Society requires six or more courses for a minimum of 25 and maximum of 30 units total Courses taken to satisfy minor requirements may NOT be double counted towards major requirements Requirements ETHICSOC 20 Introduction to Moral Philosophy same as PHIL 2 or ETHICSOC 170 Ethical Theory same as PHIL 170 ETHICSOC 171 Justice same as PHIL 171 POLISCI 136S PUBLPOL 207 Three courses at the 100 level or above AND one course at the 200 level or above that addresses some dimension of moral or political problems either in theory or practice relating to the theme of the minor Application Process Discuss possible theme of the minor with a faculty advisor and plan your course of study to meet the minor requirements Contact the program coordinator Breana Dinh to obtain a minor application form Submit the application form proposal discussing the theme of the minor and unofficial

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  • Awards | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Application and Requirements Past Theses FAQs Minor Program Awards Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement Summer Fellowships Awards The Undergraduate Honors Program in Ethics in Society grants two types of awards for outstanding theses Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education awards and an Ethics in Society Cook Prize Robert M Golden Medals for Excellence in the Humanities Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Students who have completed excellent honors theses by May may be nominated for a Golden or Firestone Medals The Firestone Medal is awarded to graduating students for honors projects in engineering and the social physical and natural sciences The Golden Medal is awarded to graduating students for honors projects in the humanities or creative projects in the arts These medals which are accompanied by a cash award are awarded to students in recognition of outstanding achievement Ethics in Society Cook Prize Every year the Program awards The Lyle

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