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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).



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Mr Brian Earp

Research Fellow

Brian Earp

Brian is an interdisciplinary researcher with training in cognitive science, experimental psychology, philosophy, history and sociology medicine, and ethics. He completed his MSc. degree in experimental psychology as a Henry Fellow of New College, Oxford, and his M.Phil. degree in the history, philosophy, and sociology of science, technology, and medicine as a Cambridge Trust Scholar and Rausing Award Recipient at Trinity College, Cambridge. His undergraduate degree is from Yale University, where he studied cognitive science and philosophy, and was elected President of the Yale Philosophy Society. At Yale, Brian also served as Editor-in-Chief of both the Yale Philosophy Review and the Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology. He has since served as a Guest Editor for the Journal of Medical Ethics, where he is now the Editor for Social Media. In his spare time, Brian is a professional actor and singer, whose performance reel can be seen here. Brian's academic page is here: