Ethical Political Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee Opinion Series12 October 2016
Throughout 2015 the committee authored an Opinion Series on a range of topics as part of the President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative.
About This Series
This opinion series explores what ethics currently means to Irish researchers across a variety of disciplines and was led by the RIA Committee for Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies and was a contribution to President Higgins’ Ethics Initiative in 2014/15.
The views and opinions expressed by authors are their own and do not reflect the position of the Academy, but are simply an illustration of the various opinions reflective of the diverse Academy Committee membership.
The President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative is the second in a series of public seminars and reflections that President Higgins is holding during his term of office. This series aims to explore, throughout all aspects of society, the topic of ethics and the challenge and invitation of living ethically.
Moral Philosophy: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
Jonathan Gorman, MRIA, Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast
The Ethics of Commemorative Practices
Professor Louise Mallinder, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
Dr Margaret O’Callaghan, School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast
Building Ethical Brains
Professor William T. O’Connor, University of Limerick
Dr Yvonne Marie Daly, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University
Dr Noelle Higgins, Department of Law, Maynooth University
Professor Maeve Cooke, MRIA, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin
The Ethics of Privacy for the Online Citizen
Dr Andrew Power, Faculty of Film, Art and Creative Technologies, Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
Professor John Morison MRIA, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast
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