4th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics

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The 4th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics Final Presentation and Reception 

HT17 Week 6, Wednesday 22nd February, 4.00 – 5.50 pm. 

The Presentation will be held in Seminar Room 1, Oxford Martin School (corner of Catte St and Broad St), followed by a drinks reception in Seminar room 2 until 7:00 pm.

Finalists will be selected from the both undergraduate and graduate categories, and will be invited to present their ideas to an audience and respond to a short Q&A as the final round in the competition. 

All are welcome to attend the final and are warmly invited to join the finalists for a drinks reception after the event.

Finalists in the 4th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics are:

UPDATED 1 MARCH 2018

Undergraduate Category

Jonathan Latimer: “Why We Should Genetically ‘Disenhance’ Animals Used in Factory Farms” (Winner)

Brian Wong: “On Relational Injustice: Could Colonialism Have Been Wrong Even if it had Introduced More Benefits than Harms?” (Runner up)

Graduate Category

James Kirkpatrick: “When is Sex with Conjoined Twins Permissible?” (Runner up)

Tena Thau: “Should Cryonics be Compulsory?” (Honorable mention)

Miles Unterreiner:  “The Paradox of the Benefiting Samaritan” (Winner)