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...
Reason and romance: The world’s most cerebral marriage
Profile piece on OUC Distinguished Research Fellows, Janet Radcliffe Richards and Derek Parfit, in Prospect Magazine
read more... 18 Jul 2014
Oxford Uehiro-St Cross Visiting Programme 2015-16read more... 18 Jul 2014
Latest open access publication
'Enhancement and Civic Virtue', in Social Theory and Practice, by Will Jefferson, Thomas Douglas, Guy Kahane and Julian Savulescuread more... 04 Jul 2014
The pursuit of sex equality keeps going off the rails
Writing in the Journal of Practical Ethics, Radcliffe Richards criticises a common view about sexual equality.read more... 01 Jul 2014
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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.
There are currently no vacancies.
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Prof Julian Savulescu