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
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Human Enhancement: Destiny or Disaster?
The conference talks are now live
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Dr Christian Barry
Business and Professional Ethics
Justice and the Human Good
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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
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