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Dr Jonathan Pugh

Research Fellow

Jonathan Pugh

Jonathan Pugh is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Applied Moral Philosophy at The University of Oxford. He is currently leading a Wellcome Trust funded project entitled "The Ethics of Novel Therapeutic Applications of Deep Brain Stimulation". His research interests lie primarily in issues concerning personal autonomy in practical ethics, particularly topics pertaining to informed consent. He has also written on the ethics of human embryonic stem cell research, criminal justice, human enhancement, and gene-editing.