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The Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics: The Economics of Morality, By Dillon Bowen
  • This lack of direction turns us into ineffective altruists, whose generosity is at the whim of our moral biases, and whose kindness ends up giving less help to fewer people.
  • To the other half he gave a similar script, only instead of witnessing this carnage from the top of a nearby mountain, students were instructed to envision themselves at home, watching the destruction unfold on television.
  • Now, we might think that overcoming, for example, temporal discounting for the purposes of long-term financial planning is a matter of expanding our cognitive capacity to represent all the resources we will need after our working years.

Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Oxford University
Genre: Ethics
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Publish Date: July 14, 2015

The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the 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.

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She Blinded Me With Practical Ethics!

She Blinded Me With Practical Ethics!

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Time to crank up “Welcome to the Jungle” again. An article published in the Journal of Medical Ethics, published by Oxford University’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, proposes newborn babies are not “actual persons” and do not have a “moral right to life”. Therefore, the authors argue, parents might reasonably have their baby killed for a variety of reasons. Upon the article’s publication,…

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Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Oxford University
Genre: Ethics
Price: Get
Publish Date: July 14, 2015

The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the 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 University

Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Oxford University
Genre: Ethics
Price: Get
Publish Date: July 14, 2015

The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the 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 University

Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Oxford University
Genre: Ethics
Price: Get
Publish Date: July 14, 2015

The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the 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 University