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Technologies Program:

This program deals with risks and responsibilities relating to research into technologies that combine with or add to existing technologies, including ethical issues in bio/nanotechnology, computing and IT.

Health Program:

This program will conduct research in relation to a range of interconnected ethical issues in the public health domain.

Ecology Program:

This program examines a range of issues in environmental ethics, including ethical issues related to existing and potential anthropogenic climate change.

Economy Program:

This program focuses on a number of central ethical issues arising in the economic sphere, including corporate responsibility and economic corruption.

Security Program:

This program focuses on the ethical dimensions of a range of current domestic and international security problems, including ethical issues pertaining to terrorism, crime, and humanitarian intervention.


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CAPPE Events

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Professor Seumas Miller

Institutional Corruption and The Capital Markets  More

Fixing the Fix - Benchmark Reform and the Future of Financial Regulation  More

Designing-in-Ethics: A Compulsary Retirement Savings System  More

Dr Stephen Clarke

On Religious Violence, ABC Western Plains 'Mornings', radio interview  More

Past media events


Information on books authored or edited by CAPPE members since 2000.
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Papers written by CAPPE members.
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The Centre edits and publishes the following journals:


Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics

The journal is published by the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. Anna Corbo Crehan (Managing Editor) CSU, Andrew Alexandra UM and Igor Primoratz CSU (co-editors). More…


Past and present CAPPE members who have edited international peer review journals include:

Tom Campbell                                           - Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy

John Weckert (Founding Editor)                 - Nanoethics

Neil Levy (Founding Editor)                       - Neuroethics

John Kleinig                                             - Criminal Justice Ethics

Jeroen van den Hoven (Founding Editor)   - Ethics and Information Technology



Recent media comment by Centre Members and other commentators associated with CAPPE. More…



The Centre has available to it a wide range of expertise to undertake contract research and consultancies. More…



Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics Annual Reports