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1 Conscience and The Rule of Law: Is Breaking The Law Ever Justified? Panel discussion examining the question of whether it is ever justified to break the law. Sir Nicholas Stadlen, Lord Joel Joffe, Kate O'Regan, Sir Sydney Kentridge 27 Jan 2017
2 The New Problem of Personal Force in Morality Paper presented by Emilian Mihailov at the MT16 Oxford-Valencia Neuroethics Workshop. Emilian Mihailov 23 Nov 2016
3 Creative Commons The Morality of Unconventional Force Tom Simpson gives a talk for the Changing Character of War programme seminar series. Tom Simpson 05 Jul 2016
4 Too Valuable to Die? Silke Ackermann, Nigel Biggar and Liz Bruton debate the ethics of science and scientists going to war Silke Ackermann, Nigel Biggar, Liz Bruton 14 Oct 2015
5 Creative Commons Moral Conformity Sinnott-Armstrong is the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Ethics at Duke University. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 14 Jul 2015
6 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
7 Creative Commons Quidditism and Modal Methodology Alastair Wilson, Birmingham, gives a talk for the Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies series Alastair Wilson 18 Feb 2014
8 Creative Commons Inclination and the Modality of Dispositions Mark Sinclair (Manchester Metropolitan) gives a talk for the Power Structualism in Ancient Ontologies series Mark Sinclair 18 Feb 2014
9 Creative Commons Moral Development and Self-Knowledge in Aristotle Steve Makin, (Sheffield) gives a talk for the Power Structualism in Ancient Ontologies podcast series Steve Makin 13 Feb 2014
10 Creative Commons 1914–1918: Was Britain Right to Fight? The Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology, Canon of Christ Church, and author of In Defence of War (2013) analyses Britain's belligerency in terms of Christian just war reasoning, and concludes that it was justified. Nigel Biggar 13 Feb 2014
11 Creative Commons Uehiro Seminar: Is Networking Immoral? If networking is considered to be either cultivating non-merit-based favouritism or demonstrating one’s merit in advance of formal selection processes, then I argue that it is an attempt to gain illegitimate advantage over competitors and is thus immoral. Ned Dobos 05 Dec 2013
12 Creative Commons The Morality of Private War The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies. James Pattison 05 Nov 2013
13 Creative Commons 3. Art and Morality Sos Eltis gives the third lecture in the series on Oscar Wilde, focussing on Wilde's concept of morality shown in his works including the Picture of Dorian Gray, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and The Devoted Friend. Sos Eltis 29 Oct 2013
14 Creative Commons Uehiro Seminar: Psychopaths and responsibility Neil Levy explores some of the previous debates about whether psychopaths are fully responsible for their wrongdoing, especially work on the moral/conventional distinction. Neil Levy 26 Feb 2013
15 Creative Commons Morality in Wartime Britain Dr Edward Madigan from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission considers the issue of morality and the role of the British clergy during the First World War. Edward Madigan 10 Dec 2012
16 Creative Commons The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement Debate 1: Abortion The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement: Abortion. Charles Camosy, Julian Savulescu 24 Oct 2012
17 Creative Commons The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement Debate 2: Euthanasia The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement: Euthanasia. Charles Camosy, Julian Savulescu 23 Oct 2012
18 Creative Commons Reading List for Bioethics: An Introduction Reading List to accompany the Bioethics: An Introduction podcast series. Marianne Talbot 30 May 2012
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 Creative Commons Induction Sixth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
23 Creative Commons Deduction Fifth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
24 Creative Commons Arguments Fourth of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
25 Creative Commons Utilitarianism Third of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
26 Creative Commons Deontology Second of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
27 Creative Commons Virtue Ethics First of nine short introductory podcasts on Bioethics by Marianne Talbot. Marianne Talbot 29 May 2012
28 Creative Commons The public and private ethics of climate change This first lecture of a series entitled 'Climate Connections' is presented by John Broome, White's Professor of Moral Philosophy and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. John Broome 02 May 2012
29 Creative Commons Brain Chemistry and Moral Decision-Making Answers to moral questions, it seems, depend on how much serotonin there is flowing through your brain. In the future might we be able to alter people's moral behaviour with concoctions of chemicals? Molly Crocket 04 Jan 2012
30 Creative Commons Making Up Your Mind Part 7 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". This final episode is a time to take stock and bring together all the strands we've considered. Marianne Talbot 08 Aug 2011
31 Creative Commons 2nd St Cross Special Ethics Seminar TT11: Museum Ethics Museum Ethics. Nick Mayhew 29 Jun 2011
32 Creative Commons Utilitarianism: Mill and the utility calculus Part 6 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". A reflection on Mill's account of morality, and the greatest happiness of the greatest number. Marianne Talbot 27 Jun 2011
33 Morality and Law in War Dr Seth Lazar (Research Associate, ELAC, Oxford) gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 7th June 2011. Seth Lazar 13 Jun 2011
34 Creative Commons Deontology: Kant, duty and the moral law Part 5 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we reflect on Kant's account of morality, including the categorical imperative. Marianne Talbot 03 Jun 2011
35 Creative Commons Humean Ethics: Non-Cognitivism, the passions and moral motivation Part 4 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we reflect on Hume's account of morality and his rejection of reason as the source of morality. Marianne Talbot 02 Jun 2011
36 Creative Commons Moral Status A stone on the beach, we assume, has no moral status. We can kick or hammer the stone, and we have done the stone no harm. Typical adult human beings do have moral status. We shouldn't, without a very good reason, kick a man or woman. Jeff McMahan 31 May 2011
37 Creative Commons Virtue Ethics: virtue, values and character Part 3 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we will reflect on Aristotle's account of morality and the centrality of the virtues in this account. Marianne Talbot 24 May 2011
38 Creative Commons New Imaging Evidence for the Neural Bases of Moral Sentiments: Prosocial and Antisocial Behaviour 2nd Annual Wellcome Lecture in Neuroethics, given by Professor Jorge Moll on 18th January 2011 on the subject of new evidence for Neural bases for moral sentiments. Jorge Moll 28 Mar 2011
39 Creative Commons The Battlefield from Afar: Independently Operating Systems and their Compatibility with the laws of Armed Conflict Markus Wagner, Associate Professor of Law, University of Miami Law School, gives a talk for the 2011 Hilary term ELAC/CCW seminar series. Markus Wagner 21 Feb 2011
40 Creative Commons Being Humanitarian: Personal Morality and Political Project in Today's Wars Dr Hugo Slim, Visiting Fellow in the department of politics and international relations, gives a talk for the 2011 Hilary term ELAC/CCW seminar series on armed conflict. Hugo Slim 21 Feb 2011
41 Creative Commons The relation between the neurobiology of morality and religion Professor Patricia Churchland (University of California San Diego) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference.The commentator is Professor Julian Savulescu (Oxford). Patricia Churchland, Julian Savulescu 07 Jun 2010