Practical Ethics provides a daily ethical analysis of the latest developments in science, technology and other current affairs.
This is a guest post by Oliver P. Hauser & David G. Rand. “It often strikes me that the complex problems we face in the world—problems of corruption, environment, politics, and so on—almost always indicate a failure of moral ethics and inner values. … The failure of the 2009 Copenhagen Summit on the global environment [...]
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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...
Watch the 2014 Loebel Lectures
Video and audio files of the inaugural Loebel Lectures now available
read more... 21 Oct 2014
Practical Ethics Bites Podcasts for Schools
Aimed specifically at a schools audience, these podcasts are designed to link in with the Philosophy and Religious Studies A-Level syllabus.read more... 15 Oct 2014
New book: Griffin on Human Rights
Edited by Roger Crisp, this new book on the work of OUC's Distinguished Research Fellow, James Griffin, has recently been published by OUP.read more... 07 Oct 2014
Series 4: The Philospher's Arms
Forthcoming: Janet Radcliffe Richards discusses sex equality on Radio 4's The Philosopher's Arms (6 Oct)read more... 01 Oct 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.
- 30th Oct 2014 5:30pm-6:45pm 2014 Wellcome Lecture in Neuroethics
- 27th Nov 2014 5:30pm MT14 St Cross Seminar: Michael Boylan
- 1st Dec 2014 4:30pm-6:30pm 2014 Uehiro Lecture (Professor Christine M. Korsgaard (1/3)
Bioliberation or Biothreat
Prof Julian Savulescu