Seminar: Chimes of freedom, Bob Dylan, enhanced goodness, super A.I. and the future of humanity

Wednesday March 22nd, 16:00 – 17:30. Room K0.18, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London. A Global Health and Social Medicine Series event with Professor John Harris (Institute for Science, Ethics & Innovation at the University of Manchester and visiting professor in Bioethics at GHSM). Educated at the University of Kent and at Balliol College, Oxford, Prof John Harris is the author or […]

Symposium: Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention

3-4 April 2017, Swansea University. Two-day Symposium: Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention: Bioethical, Legal and Criminological Perspectives Brain active drugs and other ‘neuro-interventions’ could potentially be used to facilitate the rehabilitation of criminal offenders. Should offenders ever be offered or required to undergo such interventions? This symposium will bring together academics from the fields of bioethics, philosophy, medicine, criminology and […]

Symposium: What is autism?

15th of December 2016. Stadscampus of the University of Antwerp. The Centre for Ethics of the University of Antwerp, together with Autism Ethics Network, is organizing a half-day symposium in which we will discuss some of these questions, on the basis of two papers presented by Marie Deserno (Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam) and Andreas De Block (Insitute of Philosophy, […]

Conference: Moral Enhancement

7th-8th of July, 2016, University of Exeter. Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference 2016. Registration is now open for the annual Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference, taking place this year at the University of Exeter with the topic of moral enhancement. The idea that it might be possible to morally enhance people by manipulating their genome or […]