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CURRENT RESEARCH

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.

Poverty Program:

    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.

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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Workshop Wagga Wagga

Saturday July 26, 2014, 12.30 - 4pm

Co-sponsored by the Society for Applied Philosophy

The Procreation Asymmetry

The aim of this workshop is to evaluate the prospects of vindicating an intuitive 'procreation asymmetry': that we are obligated not to create miserable children, but have no obligation to create happy children. More

Workshop Canberra

Friday September 05, Saturday September 06, 2014

Co-sponsored by the Society for Applied Philosophy

Who is Responsible for Climate Change? More

 


CAPPE Canberra Seminar

Wednesday August 06, 2014 at 5.15pm (Ground floor seminar room)

Professor John Broome (University of Oxford)

Climate change: life and death  More

CAPPE Melbourne Seminar

Thursday July 31, 2014 2.15pm
 

Professor Jeff McMahon (Rutgers)

Proportionality, and the Number of Aggressors  More

 

Past events

Thursday July 31, 2014 2.15pm

Professor Jeff McMahon (Rutgers)

Proportionality, and the Number of Aggressors

Dr Christian Barry

Business and Professional Ethics

Justice and the Human Good

Christian.Barry@anu.edu.au
Telephone +61 (02) 6125-8475
Facsimilie +61 (02) 6125-6579
View my cv (.pdf)

PhD (Columbia)

Biography

Christian Barry’s research focuses on closing the gap between theory and practice in international justice. His recent work includes a monograph with Sanjay Reddy, International Trade and Labour Standards: A Proposal for Linkage (Columbia), and an edited volume on sovereign debt with Barry Herman and Lydia Tomitova (Blackwell).

Christian Barry, together with Matt Peterson, hosts and produces CAPPE's regular online audio program Public Ethics Radio.

Fields of special interest

  • Social and political philosophy
  • International economics and development
  • Philosophy of action

Publications

Books

Barry, C, and Reddy, S, 2007 International Trade and Labor Standards: A Proposal for Linkage, Columbia University Press

Barry, C, Herman, B, and Tomitova, L, eds. 2007 Dealing Fairly with Developing Country Debt, Blackwell Publishing

Barry, C, and Pogge, T, eds. 2005 Global Institutions and Responsibilities: Achieving Global Justice,Blackwell Publishing