Honourable Mention: Jules Desai: Is there a moral difference between Corpses biological and artificial?
Runner Up: Tanae Rao: Why, if at all, is it unethical for universities to prioritise applicants related to their alumni
Please join us in congratulating all of the finalists in the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics 2021, and in particular our winners, Imogen Rivers and Lily Moore-Eissenberg.
Winner: Lily Moore-Eissenberg: Causing People to Exist and Compensating Existing People. Does the nonidentity problem undermine the case for reparations?
Winner: Imogen Rivers: Against Making a Difference
As the Uk continues to be in lockdown due to the pandemic, the 7th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics was again held as a Zoom webinar event. The Finalists in each category presented their ideas to an online audience and responded to a short Q&A as the final round in the competition. Over the coming weeks a selection of the winning essays will be published on this blog.
Joint Runners Up: Rebecca L Clark: Should Feminists endorse a Universal Basic Income & Oshmita Ray: May the use of violent civil disobedience be justified as a response to institutional racism?
Honourable Mention: Edward Lamb: ‘Rational Departure’: What Does Stoicism Reveal About Contemporary Attitudes Towards Suicide?