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.
This program focuses on building an ethically and empirically based account of what development is, what standards it ought to use, and the like. Issues addressed include the measurement of poverty and global minimal labour standards.
This program will conduct research in relation to a range of interconnected ethical issues in the public health domain.
This program examines a
range of issues in environmental ethics, including ethical issues related to
existing and potential anthropogenic climate change.
This program focuses on a number of central ethical issues arising in the economic sphere, including corporate responsibility and economic corruption.
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
What's new in CAPPE publications?
CONSCIENCE AND CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION IN
23-24 November 2015
The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
(University of Oxford) and the Centre for Applied
Philosophy and Public Ethics (Charles Sturt University) will
host a conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role
of conscience in healthcare practitioners' decision making.
Symposium: Rationality, Agency and
Responsibility in Social Groups
13 November 2015
Human Enhancement: Destiny or Disaster?
The conference talks are now live
Other CAPPE Events
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Dr Alberto Giubilini
Australian Government policy on vaccination exemption and childcare benefits
Dr Kylie Bourne
The umbrella revolution
The value of foreign aid
Professor Seumas Miller
Institutional Corruption and The Capital Markets
Fixing the Fix - Benchmark Reform and the Future of Financial Regulation
Designing-in-Ethics: A Compulsary Retirement Savings System
Dr Stephen Clarke
On Religious Violence, ABC Western Plains
'Mornings', radio interview
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Information on books authored or edited by CAPPE members since 2000.
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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).
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
CAPPE IN THE MEDIA
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