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University policy beyond higher purposes and loopholes

The University of California Standards of Ethical Conduct (Regents Policy 1111) states that individuals must set aside their own ethical judgment and comply with institutional policy, conform to institutional roles: Each situation needs to be examined in accordance with the … Continue reading

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After Inventor Virtue

In After Virtue, Alasdair MacIntyre describes “emotivism” as the approach to morals that arose in the debris of the failed Enlightenment effort to find a rational basis for morals. Emotivism asserts that there can be no such rational framework and … Continue reading

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Seaplane as innovation vector

Here’s a film about the age of “flying boat” air service, The Flying Boats. Air mail service provided the entry point to develop the infrastructure that set the stage for the development of commercial passenger service. The Lake Union Virtual … Continue reading

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