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 October 29, 2014 5.15 pm
Dr Steve Clarke (CAPPE, Charles Sturt University)

Opposition to Cognitive Enhancement, Status Quo Bias and the Reversal Tests    More

 

 

CAPPE Melbourne Seminar

Wednesday October 29, 2014 11.00 am to 12.30 pm
Dr Julian Koplin (Monash University)

tba   More

 

 

 

 


CAPPE Media

Dr Alberto Giubilini

Gene patents not so bad More

 

  Past media events

Dr Simon Keller

Ethical Issues in Political Violence and State Sovereignty, Justice and the Human Good

stkeller@unimelb.edu.au
Telephone +61 (03) 8344-3406
Facsimile +61 (03) 8344-3889
View my cv (.pdf)

BSc, BA(Hons), PhD

Biography

Simon Keller’s major research interests are in ethics and political philosophy. He has recently finished a book about loyalty. He also has interests in metaphysics and in topics in the history of philosophy. He holds a joint position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Boston University. More....

Fields of special interest

  • Loyalty
  • Theories of welfare
  • Moral psychology

Publications

Books

Keller S. 2007. The Limits of Loyalty, Cambridge University Press.