Statistical victims, normative uncertainty, blind chance: ethics and decisions making under risk or uncertainty

A research project no. 2015/17/B/HS1/02279 funded by the National Science Centre in Poland (Opus 9); 1 February 2016 – 31 January 2020; leader / principal investigator: Dr Tomasz Żuradzki.




W. Ciszewski, T. Żuradzki (2018), Conscientious refusal of abortion in life-threatening emergency ​circumstances and contested judgments of conscience, American Journal of Bioethics 18 (7): 62-64


J.K. Malinowska, T. Żuradzki (2017), The practical implications of the new metaphysics of race for a post-racial medicine: biomedical research methodology, institutional requirements, patient-physician relationsAmerican Journal of Bioethics 17 (9): 61-63


T. Żuradzki (2017), The saving/creating distinction and the axiology of the cost-benefit approach to neonatal medicine, American Journal of Bioethics 17 (8): 29-31


P. Bystranowski (2017), Retributivism, Consequentialism, and the Risk of Punishing the Innocent: The Troublesome Case of Proxy Crimes, Diametros 53: 26-49


M. Thalos (2017), Expectational v. Instrumental Reasoning: What Statistics Contributes to Practical Reasoning, Diametros 53: 125-149


J.R. Welch (2017), Coping with Ethical Uncertainty, Diametros 53: 150-166


T. Żuradzki (under review), Conscientious refusal, the requirement of justification, and the fetishisation of conscience in healthcare: a Polish perspective, DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/3WEP7



T. Żuradzki, The cognitive mechanisms of science denial – the case of vaccination (in Polish) the conference „The norvative issues in vaccination refusals ”, Jagiellonian University, 2 December 2017


T. Żuradzki, Conscientious objection in a democratic state – conference Atheism in Poland, Faculty “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw University, 26-27 May 2017


T. Żuradzki, The just distribution of healthcare resources and the preference toward identified victims – conference Designing Moral Technologies: Theoretical, Practical, and Ethical Issues, Universität Zürich, Ethik-Zentrum, Ascona 10-15 July 2016