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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Political Bioethics How should members of a liberal democratic political community, open to value pluralism, decide bioethical issues that generate deep disagreement? Benjamin Gregg 06 Nov 2018
2 Creative Commons The ethics of research Identifying and addressing ethical issues are key to the success of any clinical trials, particularly when working with vulnerable populations. Phaik Yeong Cheah 05 Oct 2015
3 Creative Commons The ethics of research Identifying and addressing ethical issues are key to the success of any clinical trials, particularly when working with vulnerable populations. Phaik Yeong Cheah 05 Oct 2015
4 Creative Commons Moral Conformity Sinnott-Armstrong is the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Ethics at Duke University. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 14 Jul 2015
5 Creative Commons Happiness, Unhappiness, and Suffering Hawkins is Associate Research Professor of Philosophy and Trent Scholar in Bioethics at Duke University. Jennifer Hawkins, Jeff McMahan 14 Jul 2015
6 Creative Commons Toward a Naturalistic Theory of Moral Progress Buchanan is James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. Allen Buchanan 14 Jul 2015
7 Brain Science and the Military In this talk I explain the nature of national security interest in the burgeoning field of neuroscience and its implications for military and counter-intelligence operations. Jonathan Moreno 17 Apr 2015
8 Bioethics and the Burden of Proof In this paper we critique a kind of argument very common in bioethical debates, in which a proponent provides a prima facie case for a particular conclusion, then claims that the burden of proof is on those that object to that conclusion. Michael Selgelid 14 Nov 2014
9 Creative Commons Choosing the sex of your child Is sex-selection harmful or injust? Julian Savulescu outlines four methods used in sex-selection and explores the ethical issues surrounding each. Julian Savulescu, Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds 06 Oct 2014
10 Creative Commons Uehiro Seminar: The current laws on drugs and alcohol - ineffective, dishonest and unethical? Nutt argues that there are serious ethical implications for a simplistic prohibitionist approach to drugs and suggests alternative strategies that might be used. David Nutt 27 May 2013
11 Creative Commons Reading List for Bioethics: An Introduction Reading List to accompany the Bioethics: An Introduction podcast series. Marianne Talbot 30 May 2012
12 Creative Commons Common moral arguments: 'morality? It's all a matter of opinion' Final of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
13 Creative Commons Common moral arguments: 'it's too risky' (the Precautionary Principle) Eighth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
14 Creative Commons Common moral arguments: 'it's not natural' and 'it's disgusting' Seventh of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
15 Creative Commons Induction Sixth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
16 Creative Commons Deduction Fifth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
17 Creative Commons Arguments Fourth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
18 Creative Commons Utilitarianism Third of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
19 Creative Commons Deontology Second of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
20 Creative Commons Virtue Ethics First of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
21 Creative Commons Trust Radically new techniques are opening up exciting possibilities for those working in health care - for psychiatrists, doctors, surgeons; the option to clone human beings, to give just one example. Onora O'Neill 01 Sep 2011
22 Creative Commons Life and Death If a patient decides she doesn't want to live any longer, should she be allowed to die? Should she be allowed to kill herself? Peter Singer 04 Jul 2011
23 Creative Commons Designing Biotechnology James King, Lead Designer, Science Practice Ltd. gives a talk on Synthetic Biology - a new approach to genetics which applies engineering principles to biology in the hope of creating medicines, fuels, foods and other useful products. James King 24 May 2011
24 Julian Savulescu on Applied Ethics and Human Enhancement Professor Julian Savulescu, Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, talks about the current and future issues in applied ethics, particularly of the new biosciences. Julian Savulescu, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
25 Julian Savulescu on Applied Ethics and Human Enhancement Professor Julian Savulescu, Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, talks about the current and future issues in applied ethics, particularly of the new biosciences. Julian Savulescu, Oliver Lewis 31 Aug 2008