CFP: Toronto Bioethics Workshop

Submission deadline: January 15, 2024

Conference date(s):
May 17, 2024 - May 18, 2024

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

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The department of philosophy at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the inaugural Toronto Bioethics Workshop, taking place Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th at the St. George (downtown) campus of the University of Toronto.

The theme of the workshop is philosophical bioethics, with a specific emphasis on health, healthcare, and health research, including public health, research ethics, clinical ethics, neuroethics, and reproductive ethics. Papers on either applied or theoretical issues are welcome, but theory papers should include some discussion of potential applications of the view.

The keynote speaker for the workshop will be Dominic Wilkinson, Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Oxford and Director of Medical Ethics, and Deputy Director at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Professor Wilkinson is also a consultant in newborn intensive care.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 750 words to [email protected] by 11:59 pm Eastern on January 15th, 2024. Abstracts should be prepared for anonymous review. Each session will include 45 minutes for the presentation followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. 

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