Runner Up: Avital Fried – Statistical Evidence and the Criminal Verdict Asymmetry
Honourable Mentions: Lise du Buisson – How should career choice ethics address ignorance-related harms?
Winner: Lily Moore-Eissenberg – Legal Proof and Structural Injustice: Should jurors be given information about structural racism?
Please join us in congratulating all four of the finalists in the National Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics 2022, and in particular our winners, Matthew Price and Lily Moore-Eissenberg.
Alexander Scoby – Why don’t we just let the wise rule?!
Winner: Matthew Price – Why We Should Negatively Discount the Well-Being of Future Generations
This, the 8th Annual Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics was, for the first time, held as a National competition. From 5:30pm on the 15th March, in the lecture theatre of the Faculty of Philosophy, as well as online, the four finalists presented their papers and ideas to an 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 and honourable mentions will be published on this blog.
Runner Up: Leo Rogers – Terra nullius, populus sine terra: who may settle Antarctica?
Honourable Mentions: Lukas Joosten – When Money Can’t Buy Happiness: Does Our Duty to Assist the Needy Require Us to Befriend the Lonely?
Kabir Singh Bakshi – Against Broome’s ‘Against Denialism’