Paternalism and Public Health | Sept 2021 | London


‘Paternalism and Public Health’

14–15 Sept 2021, Online


The first workshop will address overarching questions and methodological approaches. One important issue concerns the relationship between public health ethics – which focuses on populations and the ‘common good’ – and bioethics more generally – which typically evaluates interactions between health-workers and particular individuals.

Partner organisation: UK Faculty of Public Health

Confirmed speakers

  • Michael Da Silva, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Law and Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University.
  • Kathryn McKay, Lecturer at Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney.
  • John Coggon, Professor of Law, University of Bristol; Honorary Member of the UK Faculty of Public Health.
  • Angus Dawson, Professor of Bioethics and Director of Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney; joint Editor-in-Chief of Public Health Ethics; joint coordinator of the International Association of Bioethics’ Public Health Ethics Network (InterPHEN).
  • Jessica Flanigan, Richard L. Morrill Chair in Ethics & Democratic Values and Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, The University of Richmond, Virginia.
  • James Wilson, Professor of Philosophy, UCL; Co-director of the UCL Health Humanities Centre.

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