Practical and Applied Ethics


(see also the Journals pages)

    + AnimalConcerns
    "The Animal Concerns Community is a project of the EnviroLink Network, a non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental and animal rights/welfare resources since 1991. This community serves as a clearinghouse for information on the Internet related to animal rights and welfare."
    + Applied Ethics Resources
    Maintained by Chris MacDonald. Links to resources in biomedical, business, computer and information, professional, and science and technology ethics. It has been " developed, funded, and maintained for nearly a decade as a project of the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics."
    + Australian Association of Professional and Applied Ethics
    Information about the Association, plus a decent set of links to Professional and Applied Ethics Resources on the Web.
    + Australian Institute of Ethics and the Professions
    At St John's College, The University of Queensland. Includes details of Institute, and links to relevant resources.
    + Bioethics International Calendar
    Details of bioethics events, provided by the Division for Medical Humanities, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, N.J.
    + British Society for Ethical Theory
    Details of conferences, membership, etc., plus links to relevant resources.
    + Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law and Society
    "Led by Cardiff Law School and based at Cardiff University, this virtual centre connects researchers and practitioners in medicine, science, the social sciences and humanities."
    + Alan Carter
    His departmental page, including some on-line papers.
    + Center for Bioethics
    "a leader in bioethics research and its deployment in the ethical, efficient, and compassionate practice of the life sciences and medicine", part of the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medical Ethics.
    + Centre for Professional Ethics
    At the University of Central Lancashire, Preston. Details of the Centre -- its staff, teaching, projects, etc.
    + Centre for the Study of Ethics in the Professions
    At the Illinois Institute of Technology. Offers, among much else, details of the Centre, an on-line collection of professional codes of ethics, details of publications, and links to other resources.
    + Ethics across the Curriculum
    Based at the University of San Diego. The Web page assumes that you know what it's about; if you do, then you'll probably find it useful.
    *Ethics on the World-Wide Web
    Provided by the School of Communications at California State University, Fullerton. A wide range of links, organised into sections.
    *Ethics Resource Centre
    "a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization whose vision is a world where individuals and organizations act with integrity."
    *Ethics Updates
    Edited & maintained by Lawrence M. Hinman, University of San Diego, "designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics. designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics."
    "a collection of ethics-related websites, run by philosopher-ethicist Chris MacDonald."
    + European Business Ethics Network
    "the only International network dedicated wholly to the promotion of business ethics in European private industry, public sector, voluntary organizations, and academia."
    + Filosofia morale
    Maintained by Giuseppe Modica.
    + the Genetics & Ethics page
    Maintained by Bryn Williams-Jones. "The goal of this site is to serve as a clearing house for information on the social, ethical and policy issues associated with genetic and genomic knowledge and technology. Throughout, I strive to maintain a non-partisan and balanced stance, with regard to a wide range of opinions, and to the resources that are listed here."
    + Institute for Business and Professional Ethics
    DePaul University. Information about the Institute and its activities and research, plus links to related resources.
    + International Society for Environmental Ethics
    Details of membership, officers and interneational representatives of the society, bibliography, related links.
    + Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics
    "a public-benefit, nonpartisan, nonprofit membership organization founded by Michael Josephson in honor of his parents to improve the ethical quality of society by advocating principled reasoning and ethical decision making."
    "The Canadian resource for Professional Ethics [...] An EthicsWeb Website." Canadian & international links, plus on-line papers.
    + Societal Dimensions of Engineering, Science, and Technology
    "contains two components: Ethics and Values Studies, and Research on Science and Technology." [Can anyone tell me why Americans have virtually ditched the perfectly straightforward word 'social' for the peculiar and ungainly word 'societal'? Is it some sort of paranoia about being thought (gulp) socialist?.]
    + Poynter Centre for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions
    Details of the centre and its work, plus a collection of links to other resources.
    + Merwin Sibulkin
    A few on-line papers & reviews.
    + Society for Ethics
    Details of the Society - membership, events, etc. "The Society for Ethics (SE) serves the purpose of promoting philosophical research in ethics, broadly construed, including areas such as (but not limited to) ethical theory, moral, social and political philosophy, as well as areas of applied ethics such as (but not limited to) legal, business and medical ethics. Although the SE is primarily a philosophical society, others are also encouraged to become members."
    A site devoted to modern Utilitarian theory and practice on the model developed by Peter Singer.
    + Utilitarianism Resources
    A useful collection of links to on-line ethics resources, dominated by though not in fact limited to Utilitarianism.

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