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 and online lectures (MP3 and MP4).
Details of our collaborative projects can be found here.
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...
2103 Annual Uehiro Lectures
We are delighted to announce that Professor Thomas M Scanlon (Harvard University) is to deliver the 2013 public Uehiro Lecture Series in Decemberread more... 13 Jun 2013
Videos: televised debates on 'enhancement'
View online videos of Julian Savulescu discussing human enhancement technologiesread more... 13 Jun 2013
Free resource now available: 'Ethics for the Future of Life'
Conference Procedings of 2012 Uehiro-Carnegie-Oxford Ethics Conference are now freely available to downloadread more... 13 Jun 2013
IQ2 Debate: Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport
Is it OK for athletes to use performance enhancing drugs? Listen/watch latest IQ2 debateread more... 13 Jun 2013
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Psychology and Neuroscience of Altruism [link]
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.
Bioliberation or Biothreat
Prof Julian Savulescu