Book fact of the day

Are ethicists more moral than the rest of us?  This result should warm the heart of Richard Posner:

I noted that ethics books are more likely to be stolen than non-ethics
books in philosophy (looking at a large sample of recent ethics and
non-ethics books from leading academic libraries).  Missing books as a
percentage of those off shelf were 8.7% for ethics, 6.9% for
non-ethics, for an odds ratio of 1.25 to 1.

There is further data analysis at the link, hat tip to Bookslut.


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