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Debate: organ donation after circulatory death

An online debate organized in November and December 2017 by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics within the project Justice in Healthcare  and Polish Bioethics Society.  

20 November 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: The conceptualization of vaccination refusals: between science denial and a violation of rational choice

Tomasz Żuradzki gives a talk The conceptualization of vaccination refusals: between science denial and a violation of rational choice at the conference „Issues in Medical Epistemology” in Cologne, 14-16 December 2017.

4 November 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Symposium: Normative issues in vaccination refusals

The symposium Normative issues in vaccination refusals organized by the Polish Bioethics Society and Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics takes place in Kraków, 2 December 2017, Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Grodzka Street 52.   Program (in Polish)   BLOK 1: 10.00 – 12.10 10.00-10.25 prof. dr hab Romuald Krajewski (Naczelna Izba Lekarska) – „Zasady obowiązujące lekarzy w […]

3 November 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: References to the Kuhnian Philosophy of Science in Law and Economics Literature: A Critical Analysis

Piotr Bystranowski (PhD student at the Faculty of Law at the Jagiellonian University) gives a talk „References to the Kuhnian Philosophy of Science in Law and Economics Literature: A Critical Analysis” at the „MetaLawEcon Workshop: Law and Economics: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions of Interdisciplinarity” in Helsinki, 8-11 November 2017. The research was supported by a grant “The […]

2 November 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: The normative significance of identifiability

Tomasz Żuradzki gives a talk “The normative significance of identifiability” in Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science, 5 October 2017.

by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: The role of motivational reediness in the context of an identified victim

Ewa Szumowska (Institute of Psychology, Jagiellonian University) gives a talk “The role of motivational reediness in the context of an identified victim” at the XIV Congres of the Polish Society of Social Psychology, Toruń, 15-17 September 2017. The research was supported by a grant “The experimental philosophy lab: the normative implications of the identified victim bias”. The authors […]

1 November 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Special issue: The September issue (Ethics and Uncertainty) of the journal Diametros is available in open access

The special issue of the journal Diametros Ethics and Uncertainty (September 2017) is now available in open access. The editors of Diametros decided to award three first prizes (6000 PLN each) to Piotr Bystranowski for the paper “Retributivism, Consequentialism, and the Risk of Punishing the Innocent: The Troublesome Case of Proxy Crimes,” to Mariam Thalos for […]

31 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: The Pluralistic Theory of Organ Allocation

Piotr Nowak gives a talk “The Pluralistic Theory of Organ Allocation” at the „European Congress of Analytic Philosophy” (ECAP9) in München, 21-26 August 2017.

by Tomasz Żuradzki

Project: Ethics and Uncertainty: Indeterminacy, Lotteries, and Meta-Reasoning

Tomasz Żuradzki receives a grant for a research stay at the Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science in the winter semester 2017-18 funded by the National Science Centre in Poland within the programme Uwertura, organised in agreement with the European Research Council (ERC) within the Fellowship Schemes to Visit ERC Grantees, no 2017/24/U/HS1/00084, grantee: Dr Tomasz […]

29 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: And what if the retributivist understanding of the “beyond a reasonable doubt” standard results from a cognitive bias?

Piotr Bystranowski (Faculty of Law, Jagiellonian University) gives a talk „And what if the retributivist understanding of the “beyond a reasonable doubt” standard results from a cognitive bias?” at the XXVIII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), Lisbon, 17-21 July 2017. The research was supported by a […]

28 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: Is Justice Really Blind? The „Identifiable Victim Effect” and Judicial Reasoning

Szymon Osmola gives a talk „Is Justice Really Blind? The ‚Identifiable Victim Effect’ and Judicial Reasoning” at the XXVIII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), Lisbon, 17-21 July 2017. The research was supported by a grant “The experimental philosophy lab: the normative implications of the identified victim bias”.

27 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Award: The Scientific Award of the journal Philosophy in Practice

In May 2017 the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics and the Polish Bioethics Society awards the Scientific Prize of the journal Filozofia w Praktyce [Philosophy in Practice] to Dr. Joanna K. Malinowska’s for the paper Cultural neuroscience and the category of race: the case of the other-race effect published in „Synthese” 193/12 (2016): 3865-87. A popular version of the paper was published in […]

26 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Talk: The Ethics of Donation After Circulatory Determinaton of Death

Piotr Nowak gives a talk “The Ethics of Donation After Circulatory Determinaton of Death” at the “Great Lakes Philosophy Conference” in Adrian (Michigan), 24-26 March 2017.

25 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Conference: On equality in healthcare

A conference organized by the Polish Bioethics Society, Institute of Philosophy, and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, 11 November 2016.

24 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki

Lecture: The preference toward identified victims in ethics

Tomasz Żuradzki gives an invited lecture “The preference toward identified victims in ethics” at the University of Hradec Králové in Czechia, 19 October 2016.

23 October 2017 by Tomasz Żuradzki