5th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics

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HT19 Week 8, Wednesday 6th March, 4:30 – 5:45 pm. 

The Presentation will be held in St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford OX2 6HT, followed by a drinks reception until 7:00 pm.

We are pleased to announce the five finalists for the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics and to invite you to attend the final where they will present their entries. Two finalists have been selected from the undergraduate category and three from the graduate, to present their ideas to an audience and respond to a short Q&A as the final round in the competition. 

Undergraduate

Harry Lloyd: “What, if anything, is objectionable about gentrification?”
Angelo Ryu: “Do Jurors Have a Moral Obligation to Avoid Deadlock?”

Graduate

Miles Kellerman: “The Ethical Dilemma of Disclosing Offshore Accounts” 
Tena Thau: “Love Drugs and Expanding the Romantic Circle”
Brian Wong: “Should We Contact Uncontacted Peoples?:  A Case for a Samaritan Rescue Principle”

All are welcome to attend the final and are warmly invited to join the finalists for a drinks reception after the event. Please register now on Bookwhen and support the next generation of Practical Ethicists.

The following essays have been awarded an Honourable Mention in the Graduate category:

Maximilian Kiener: “Consent and Causation”
Michelle Lee:  “Practical Ethics of Machine Learning and Discriminatory Lending”
Robert Underwood:  “Killing to Communicate”

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