Online Collection: Teaching Ethics with Stories (& Case Studies)

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1. "A Collection of Short Stories for Teaching Ethics" (post) introduces TESS: Teaching Ethics with Short Stories, "a ['seed'] website that gathers together and organizes various 'short stories in world literature by both classical and contemporary writers' ... useful in teaching a range of questions in ethics and social and political philosophy."

a. "[B]rows[e] through its collection of stories geographically or thematically."

  • "If you click on a tile, you’re brought to a page with brief descriptions of various relevant stories."
  • "Clicking on any of the stories will bring you to a page with a link to that story, links to some relevant news articles, and a set of questions."

b. "The site is supported by the Parr Center for Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and ... the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and from the Centre for the Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences at the London School of Economics and Political Science."

  • Readers are encourage to submit their "own suggestions of short stories addressing moral problems. Together we can make it grow.”

2. Themes/Themed Collections

3. Geographical Divisions

4. See also:

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