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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CAPPE Canberra Seminar

Wednesday April 02, 2014 at 5.15pm

 

Dr Thomas Dougherty (University Sydney)

Imagining the Possibilities: The Moral Psychology of Informed Consent More

 

Workshop

Workshop on Philosophical Issues of Trust in Practice and Theory More

Past events

 


 

Dr Iwao Hirose

Welfare Ethics

iwao.hirose@mcgill.ca
Telephone +61 (03) 8344-3851
Facsimilie +61 (03) 9348-2130
View my cv (.pdf)

PhD

Biography

Iwao Hirose’s research interests include ethical theory, political philosophy, and philosophy of economics. He is currently Donnelley junior research fellow in ethics at University College, Oxford, and a Centre fellow at the Oxford Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law.

Fields of special interest

  • The foundations of interpersonal aggregation in ethic
  • Fairness in health care resource allocation
  • Disability discrimination in health care
  • Intergenerational justic