Are ethics classes worthwhile?

I teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in applied ethics (business and media), and I often wonder whether the endeavor is worthwhile. Then I receive an email like this one and I am ready to teach another semester. (Excuse her grammar; the student recently arrived from Turkey). Dear professor, I do not know how much … Continue reading

Teaching ethics, from a former student

It’s wonderful to hear from former students, especially when they validate what you’ve been trying to do in the classroom. Here is an excerpt from an email from one of my students who now works in the Attorney General’s office in Washington, D.C. (with his permission): “The Business Ethics class and my Legal Ethics class … Continue reading