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February, 2018
1 Thu 5:30pm - 7pm St Cross Special Ethics Seminar: Collective inaction and group-based ignorance
15 Thu 5:30pm - 7pm St Cross Special Ethics Seminar: Brain-machine interfaces and the translation of thought into action
22 Thu 4pm - 7pm The 4th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics Final Presentation and Reception
May
21 Mon 4:30pm - 6:30pm 2018 Annual Uehiro Lectures (1/3): Dementia & The Social Scaffold Of Memory
22 Tue 5pm - 7pm 2018 Annual Uehiro Lectures (2/3): Addiction, Desire, And The Polluted Environment
24 Thu 5pm - 7pm 2018 Annual Uehiro Lectures (3/3): Illness And Attitude
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St Cross Special Ethics Seminar: Collective inaction and group-based ignorance

Thursday, 1 February, 2018   5:30pm - 7pm
Lecture Theatre, St Cross College, 61 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LZ
63 spaces available

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Speaker: Dr Anne Schwenkenbecher (Murdoch University; Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow)

Title: Collective inaction and group-based ignorance

This paper discusses morally wrongful collective inaction and the problem of group-based ignorance. Some of the many things that we could do together with others but fail to do are morally wrongful inactions. While the list of our – individual and collective – non-actions is infinite, not everything that I (or we) fail to do is some form of inaction... [Read more]

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