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Announcement: Winners of the 2nd Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics.

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the winners of the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics 2016.

The joint winners of the Undergraduate Category are Carolina Flores Henrique, with her essay ‘Should feminists in rich countries shift their focus to international development?’ and Thomas Sittler with his essay ‘How should vegetarians actually live? A reply to Xavier Cohen’.

The winner of the Graduate Category is Joseph Bowen with his essay ‘Necessity and liability’.

The runner up in the Graduate Category is Benjamin Lange with his essay ‘Should you switch to an altruistic career?’

 

We wish congratulations to the five finalists for their excellent essays and presentations, and in particular to the winners of each category.  We also send congratulations to all entrants in this prize.

Annoucement: Bio-ethics Bites

We are pleased to announce the launch of Bio-ethics Bites, a freely-available series of interviews with leading thinkers on issues in practical ethics. Already posted: an interview with Jeff McMahan (Rutgers) on the question of moral status, and an interview with Julian Savulescu (Oxford) on designer babies.

In the pipeline: interviews with Peter Singer (Princeton), Nick Bostrom (Oxford) and Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve.

Bio-ethics Bites is produced by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton, and funded by the Wellcome trust.

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