The origins of ethics
Broadcast: Midmorning, 10/17/2011, 10:06 a.m.
We apply principles of ethics to all areas of life, from law to medicine to everyday behavior. But where do our ideas about ethics come from, and who decides what's ethical and what isn't? Originally broadcast June 15, 2011.
- Jeff Kahn, MD: Director of the Center for Bioethics and professor in the department of medicine at the University of Minnesota.
- Rabbi Harold Kushner: Rabbi laureate at Temple Israel in Natick, Mass. He is the author of several books, including "When Bad Things Happen to Good People."