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by Rob Peeler Mar 30, 2015

The Manchurian Candidate: Questions for Consideration


This week's installment in the Ethical Dilemmas on Film Series at the State Theatre is the 1962 John Frankenheimer classic The Manchurian Candidate. The film is sure to raise all kinds of questions for viewers who are primed to reflect on its portrayal of politics with an ethical lens. The Manchurian Candidate: Questions for Consideration - Read More…

The Nun's Story: Questions for Reflection


The Nun's Story is about the possibility of achieving perfection. What would it mean to be a perfect human being? Would your version of a perfect human being resemble the woman Sister Luke attempts to become? The Nun's Story: Questions for Reflection - Read More…

The Third Man: Questions for Reflection


The novelist E.M. Forster wrote "If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country." What does The Third Man have to say about betraying one's friend? Is the betrayal of a friend always inexcusable? Are there more important loyalties - to one's country? One's family? One's religion? Etc. The Third Man: Questions for Reflection - Read More…

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing: Questions for Reflection


This week's installment in the Ethical Dilemmas on Film series is the 2001 Jill Sprecher film Thirteen Conversations About One Thing. Here are some questions to get you started in your thinking about the film: Thirteen Conversations About One Thing: Questions for Reflection - Read More…

Two for the Road: Questions for Reflection


This week's installment in the Ethical Dilemmas on Film series is the 1967 film Two for the Road. Here are some questions to get you started in your reflection: Two for the Road: Questions for Reflection - Read More…

What is Ethics?


How can you move from ethical awareness to ethical action? The Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State can help guide you and give you some tools to help in both your professional and personal lives. What is Ethics? - Read More…

What is it like to be a PIKSI Graduate Assistant?


This is a guest post by Asia Ferrin. Asia was a PIKSI Graduate Assistant during PIKSI 2012. What is it like to be a PIKSI Graduate Assistant? - Read More…

Why should I attend a lecture on Research Ethics?


The Rock Research Ethics Lectures Series brings discussion of key ethical issues in research to the campus community. These events bring up ideas that are relevant to everyone. Why should I attend a lecture on Research Ethics? - Read More…