Social Justice in Bioethics - Meeting the Authors: Ruth Faden and Madison Powers

June 4, 2012 - June 5, 2012
Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zürich


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  • University Research Priority Program Ethics, University of Zurich

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The workshop focuses on Ruth Faden's and Madison Powers' 2006 book, entitled ‘Social Justice: 'Social Justice. The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy' (OUP 2006). The meeting will be dedicated to presentations of papers by young and advanced researchers, in-depth discussion sessions with Prof. Faden and Prof. Powers, as well as a public lecture on the topic of Children and Social Justice, by the authors. The workshop aims to provide an informal platform for an interdisciplinary exchange on social justice in bioethics, with a focus on Powers and Faden’s social justice theory.

Registration for the workshop is free but required, as places are limited. 

For further information and registration, please email Agomoni Ganguli Mitra (

Organizers: Ms. Agomoni Ganguli Mitra, Dr. Verina Wild, Prof. Nikola Biller-Andorno

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June 4, 2012, 11:00am CET

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