CAPPE

  • CSU
  • University of Melbourne

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

Clive Hamilton

Business and Professional Ethics
Justice and the Human Good

mail at clivehamilton.com


Telephone +61 (02) 6272 6206
Facsimile +61 (02) 6125 6579

Postal address:
George Browning House
15 Blackall Street
Barton
ACT 2600
View my cv (.pdf)

BA, BEc (Hons), DPhil

Biography

Clive Hamilton is Professor of Public Ethics at CAPPE and holds the Vice-Chancellor's Chair at Charles Sturt University. He was the Founder and for 14 years the Executive Director of The Australia Institute, a public interest think tank. He is well known in Australia as a public intellectual and for his contributions to public policy debate.

He has held visiting academic positions at the University of Cambridge, Yale University and the University of Oxford, and is the author of a number of influential books, including Growth Fetish and Requiem for a Species: Why we resist the truth about climate change. He is now writing a book on The Philosophical implications of the Anthropocene. More about Clive Hamilton

Fields of special interest

  • The anthropocene ethics of climate change
  • Post-secular ethics
  • Ethics of climate change
  • Consumption and identity formation
  • Climate engineering Idealist philosophy

Major Publications

Earthmasters: The Dawn of the age of climate engineering (Yale University Press)

Requiem for a species: Why we resist the truth about climate change (Allen & Unwin)

The Freedom Paradox: Towards a post-secular ethics, Allen & Unwin, 2008

Scorcher: The dirty politics of climate change, Black Inc., 2007 Silencing Dissent, edited with Sarah Maddison, Allen & Unwin, 2007 What's Left? The death of social democracy, 'Quarterly Essay', Black Inc., 2006 Affluenza, with Richard Denniss, Allen & Unwin, 2005 Growth Fetish, Allen & Unwin, 2003

The Freedom Paradox: Towards a post-secular ethics, Allen & Unwin, 2008

Scorcher: The dirty politics of climate change, Black Inc., 2007

Silencing Dissent, edited with Sarah Maddison, Allen & Unwin, 2007

What's Left? The death of social democracy, 'Quarterly Essay', Black Inc., 2006

Affluenza, with Richard Denniss, Allen & Unwin, 2005

Growth Fetish, Allen & Unwin, 2003