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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
Graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled at the University of Oxford in any subject are invited to enter the Oxford Uehiro Prize...read more... 26 Nov 2014
Latest open access publication
'The dual-use problem, scientific isolationism and the division of moral labour', (T Douglas)read more... 20 Nov 2014
Practical Ethics Blog reaches one million readers
We are pleased to announce that OUC's Practical Ethics blog has attracted over one million individual readers since its inception in January 2011
Derek Parfit awarded Rolf Schock Prize
Professor Derek Parfit awarded the prestigious Rolf Schock Prize in Logic and Philosophy.
read more... 12 Nov 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.
- 27th Nov 2014 5:30pm MT14 St Cross Seminar: Michael Boylan
- 1st Dec 2014 9:00am MT14: Bucharest- Oxford Workshop in Applied Ethics
- 1st Dec 2014 4:30pm-6:30pm 2014 Uehiro Lecture (Professor Christine M. Korsgaard (1/3)
Bioliberation or Biothreat
Prof Julian Savulescu