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Sarah Stroud on the Ethics of Lying

We are delighted to share the latest installment of the Parr Center’s Ethical Dilemma series with TED-Ed, this time on the ethics of lying with Center Director and UNC philosopher, Professor Sarah Stroud:

Check out the video’s supplemental educational resources, which include National High School Ethics Bowl cases that provide a basis for further discussion about the normative dimensions of lying and paternalism:

For more conceptual resources and ethical dilemmas, check out the other videos in the series:

For questions about this series or about the ways we can help you incorporate ethical reasoning into your classroom or workplace, contact Outreach Director Michael Vazquez (

Stay tuned for more videos!