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Ethical Political Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee Opinion Series

Wednesday, 12 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. 

President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative, Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series

Professor John Morison, MRIA: Constitutional Questions

Friday, 1 May 2015

Professor John Morison MRIA is Director of Internationalisation at the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast and founder of the innovative Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. Current research interests encompass...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Dr Andrew Power: The Ethics of Privacy For The Online Citizen

Friday, 24 April 2015

Dr Andrew Power is the Head of the Faculty of Film, Arts and Creative Technologies at the Institute of Art Design and Technology (IADT). IADT is the leading Irish educator in art, design and media, harnessing synergies...

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Professor Maeve Cooke, MRIA: Whistle Blowing

Friday, 17 April 2015

Professor Maeve Cooke MRIA is a Professor at the School of Philosophy in UCD. Her interests include: critical social theory; law, religion, politics and philosophy; autonomy, ideology and power.

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Dr Yvonne Marie Daly and Dr Noelle Higgins: Direct provision

Friday, 10 April 2015

Dr Yvonne Daly is a Senior Lecturer and the current Director of Law in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University, where she is also a member of the Socio-Legal Research Centre. Dr Daly lectures in...

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Professor Billy O’Connor: Building Ethical Brains

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Professor Billy O’Connor is Foundation Professor and Head of Teaching and Research in Physiology at the University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School since 2007. Professor O’Connor is a founding member of...

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Professor Louise Mallinder and Dr. Margaret O’Callaghan: The Ethics of Commemorative Practices

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Professor Louise Mallinder is a reader in human rights and international law at the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster. Louise’s research interests include amnesty laws, transitional justice,...

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Jonathan Gorman: Moral Philosophy: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Jonathan is Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast. His research interests include the application of analytic pragmatic...

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

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