Entries by Joshua Elle

Dishonesty Debate with Dan Ariely, Paul Bloom, and Peter Singer

Last night’s Cross-Coursera Dishonesty Debate brought together moral philosopher Peter Singer of Princeton, behavioral psychologist Paul Bloom of Yale, and our EthicalSystems.org behavioral economist Dan Ariely of Duke, to engaged in a debate on dishonesty, morality, and ethics. It was a thoroughly informative and accessible synthesis of their respective fields. Peter Singer kicked off the […]

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Give and Take

Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant Penguin Group (2013) (public library) Summarized by Joshua Elle Overview Adam Grant combines personal accounts and contemporary research, both made readily accessible, to build a case for thinking of people as takers, matchers, and givers. He shows how givers tend to rise to the […]