Practical Ethics provides a daily ethical analysis of the latest developments in science, technology and other current affairs.
Open Access Resources
The Centre is committed to raising awareness of ethical issues in the broader community and stimulating debate in the public arena. To this end, the resources listed on these pages are freely available to the public, and include journal articles , our Journal of Practical Ethics and online lectures (MP3 and MP4).
The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2003 with the generous support of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education of Japan. It is an integral part of the philosophy faculty of Oxford University, one of the great centres of academic excellence in philosophical ethics.
Oxford is one of the world's great centres for philosophy. More than one hundred and fifty professional philosophers work in the University and its colleges, between them covering a vast range of subjects within philosophy. read more...
Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics
We are pleased to announce details of our 3rd annual student essay competition
read more... 13 Oct 2016
Book Launch: Philosophers Take On the World
Edited by David Edmonds, with many contributions by OUC staff and affiliated researchers.
New Podcast Series: Philosophy 24/7
David Edmonds, OUC Senior Research Associate, has created a new podcast series devoted to moral and political issues.
2016 Annual Uehiro Lectures
We are pleased to announce that Professor Shelly Kagan (Yale University) will deliver the 2016 Uehiro Lectures in November 2016.
Uehiro Lectures: School Student Discussion Groups
In conjunction with our 2016 Uehiro Lectures, secondary school students are invited to a series of events on animal ethics.
New Publication: The Ethics of Human Enhancement
Edited by Steve Clarke, Julian Savulescu, C.A.J. Coady, Alberto Giubilini, and Sagar Sanyal.
2016 Loebel Lectures in Psychiatry and Philosophy
We are pleased to announce details of our 2016 Loebel Lectures, to be delivered by Professor Essi Viding.
read more... 14 Sep 2016
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Responsibility and Healthcare
Information on new research projects 'Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease' and 'Individual Responsibility and Healthcare' can be found here
The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics hosts scholars and students wishing to engage in research in practical and applied ethics as academic visitors. Applications are invited three times a year and are to be submitted at least one term in advance of the proposed dates of the visit. Further details here.
Research Fellow - Global Terrorism and Collective Moral Responsibility (closing date 5 September 2016)
- 27th Oct 2016 5:00pm-7:00pm Uehiro-Carnegie-Oxford Lecture in Practical Ethics
- 2nd Nov 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm 2016 Loebel Lectures (1/2): Essi Viding
- 3rd Nov 2016 6:00pm 2016 Loebel Lectures (2/2): Essi Viding
Bioliberation or Biothreat
Prof Julian Savulescu