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Ethics Institute

The interdisciplinary Ethics Institute is dedicated to bringing ethical analysis and evaluation to bear on pressing social and environmental issues, as well as to promoting ethical reflection on decisions and challenges in contemporary life.


The Ethics Institute at Northeastern University conducts original research in the areas of applied ethics, religious ethics, ethical theory, social and political philosophy, and formal methods in ethics and epistemology. On this website you will find information about Institute programs and events, current research foci and projects, ethics education at Northeastern, and Institute researchers.