Public Speaking Tips for our Students

Ethics & Economics Challenge will be wrapping up soon at Merrimack Valley High School. At the end of the class, each student will give a speech on a social or public policy. Their audience will include a team of judges who will rate the speeches in order to choose the first recipients of E3NE’s college scholarships. Many high school students have never delivered a formal speech, […]

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We’re Entering High Schools This Spring!

The Ethics and Economics Challenge will begin in a few high schools this January. The program will introduce students to foundational moral questions relating to business and economic policy, such as “What are rights?” and “How do we know what justice requires?” Students will learn economic principles that help them answer applied questions such as “What moral obligations do businesses […]

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Adam Smith and the Moral Emotions

Recently I had the opportunity to give a guest lecture to Medical Ethics students at Norwich University on “Adam Smith and the Moral Emotions.” The lecture is based around Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments. I was able to film much of the discussion on a stationary cell phone. Although the picture is a bit too “close in,” the audio […]

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