Ethics Views Archive

The view of a leading academic philosopher in bioethics

The view of a leading academic philosopher in bioethics

John Harris, Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation at the...

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The view of a human rights campaigner and defender of liberty

The view of a human rights campaigner and defender of liberty

The late Lord Avebury was a tireless campaigner for human rights and liberty. Writing in the British Dental...

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Ethics Reports Archive

Nuffield Council on Bioethics: priority given to reducing inequalities

Nuffield Council on Bioethics: priority given to reducing inequalities

In its 2007 report on ethical issues in public health, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics states: “Reducing health...

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Irish Forum on Fluoridation:  emphasis placed on children’s health and safety

Irish Forum on Fluoridation: emphasis placed on children’s health and safety

Giving evidence to the Irish Forum on Fluoridation, which reported its findings in 2002, ethicist Dr Richard Hull...

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Irish Supreme Court judgement: community obligation to make good a deficiency ​

Irish Supreme Court judgement: community obligation to make good a deficiency ​

In a landmark judgement delivered in 1964 against attempts in the courts to stop the fluoridation of water supplies...

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