Cryo Preservation, Ethical and Legal Questions

Cryonic preservation” (or “cryopreservation”) names a technique whereby a person currently suffering from a terminal illness has their body frozen for an indefinitely long period of time, in the hope that, once medical technology has advanced sufficiently, it will be possible for them to be revived and cured. In November 2016, the British courts heard a case brought in […]

Annual Lecture 2018: How Democracy Can Inform Consent: The Cases of Internet and Bioethics, Carol C. Gould (City University of New York)

Annual Lecture 2018: How Democracy Can Inform Consent: The Cases of Internet and Bioethics, Professor Carol C. Gould (City University of New York) The lecture will will take place in the Moot Court, Somerset House East Wing, King’s College, London on 26 October 2018, 5pm (doors 4.30pm) N.B. attendees are required to register in advance (no […]

SAP Annual Lecture 2017: Three Mistakes about Doing Good (and Bad), Philip Pettit (Princeton / ANU)

[N.B. An audio recording of this lecture is available on the SAP Soundcloud page.  To access the recording please click here.] Annual Lecture 2017: Three Mistakes about Doing Good (and Bad), Professor Philip Pettit (Princeton / ANU) The lecture was hosted by the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law and will take place […]

SAP Annual Lecture 2016: Reclaiming Proportionality, Arthur Ripstein (Toronto)

The lecture will take place in the Council Room, King’s College, London on 13 May 2016, beginning 5pm (doors open 4.30pm) The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception for Society for Applied Philosophy members (6.30pm — 7.30pm). Photographs from the event Previous annual lectures Annual Lecture 2015: What’s Wrong with Speciesism?, Professor Shelly Kagan […]

SAP Annual Lecture 2014

Annual Lecture 2014:  Applying virtue to ethics, Professor Julia Annas (University of Arizona) The lecture will be at 5 pm in the Music Building, Corpus Christi College, Oxford (Doors open from 4.30pm). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception for Society for Applied Philosophy members (6.30pm — 7.30pm). Previous annual lectures Annual Lecture 2013:  Universal […]

SAP Annual Lecture 2013

SAP Annual Lecture 2013 will be deliverd by Larry Temkin Annual Lecture 2013:  Universal Healthcare in the Developing World:  Solution or Siren?  Some Preliminary Thoughts, Professor Larry Temkin (Rutgers University) The lecture will be given on Thursday 31 October 2013 at 5pm — 6.30pm in the Music Building, Corpus Christi College, Oxford (Doors open from […]