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practical ethics

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Offsetting Class Privilege Holly Lawford-Smith discusses her Journal of Practical Ethics article, Offsetting Class Privilege Holly Lawford-Smith, David Edmonds 22 Jul 2016
2 Creative Commons Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics on Public Engagement Julian Savulsecu and Dominic Wilkinson discuss the efforts of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics to encourage and support debate on practical ethics through its open events and online materials. Julian Savulescu, Dominic Wilkinson 15 Jul 2015
3 Creative Commons Moral Conformity Sinnott-Armstrong is the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Ethics at Duke University. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 14 Jul 2015
4 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
5 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
6 Creative Commons Can you choose to be gay? Brian Earp discusses the ethics of sexual orientation. Brian Earp, Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds 14 Jul 2015
7 The ethics of sexuality Professor Janet Radcliffe Richards argues that homosexuality is natural, and that what is natural can be neither good nor bad. Janet Radcliffe Richards, Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds 04 Nov 2014
8 Is there such a thing as a just war? Is an ethical war a paradoxical notion? If violence is almost always unacceptable, how can we justify acts of war? Jeff McMahan, Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds 21 Oct 2014
9 The rights and wrongs of abortion Rebecca Roache discusses the conflicting rights and interests of both foetus and mother. Rebecca Roache, Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds 14 Oct 2014
10 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
11 Creative Commons Free will, and its connection to moral responsibility Professor Neil Levy explores the link between free will and responsibility. What makes us blameworthy for our actions? Neil Levy, Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds 29 Sep 2014
12 The Social Ethics of Believing: Why Practical Ethics Needs Social Moral Epistemology Prof. Allen Buchanan looks at the role of belief in ethics and pays particular attention to its role in armed conflict. Allen Buchanan 08 May 2009