Moral reflection on education and research
The Ethics Institute plays a central role in Utrecht University's research and education in the field of ethics. It's members study practical, moral issues in their societal, social and political context. The institute, which is part of Philosophy and embedded in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, aims to teach students, teachers and researchers to reflect on the moral aspects of their discipline. Its research and education are focused on the theoretical work in ethics and practical philosophy, as well as applied ethics.