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.
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Princeton in Europe Christmas Lecture
David Edmonds is to discuss his new book "Would you Kill the Fat Man?" at an event at the Ashmolean Museumread more... 05 Dec 2013
Performance Enhancing Drugs: BBC Interview
Julian Savulescu argues that many performance enhancing drugs are legal in this interview for HARDtalkread more... 26 Nov 2013
Latest open access publication
'Cohenís Conservatism and Human Enhancement' by Jonathan Pugh, Guy Kahane and Julian Savulescu in The Journal of Ethicsread more... 30 Oct 2013
John Tasioulas on Human Rights
Listen to John Tasioulas interview on human rights in Philosophy Bites episoderead more... 14 Oct 2013
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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.
Details of our collaborative projects can be found here.
- 9th Dec 2013 5:00pm 2013 Uehiro Lecture: Professor Tim Scanlon (Lecture 2/3)
- 10th Dec 2013 5:00pm 2013 Uehiro Lecture: Professor Tim Scanlon (Lecture 3/3)
Bioliberation or Biothreat
Prof Julian Savulescu