Advancing applied ethics and political philosophy through theory and engagement
The Center for Ethics and Policy is an interdisciplinary center dedicated to advancing applied ethics and political philosophy through the integration of first-quality theoretical reflection and a discerning engagement with the practical settings in which important ethical issues arise. Its members include internationally recognized scholars and practitioners drawn from a diverse range of units across Carnegie Mellon University.
Alex Voorhoeve. Decide as You Would with Full Information! An Argument against the Ex Ante Pareto Principle
Darrel Moellendorf. Climate Change and Human Rights: Assessing Some Philosophical Challenges.
Adina Roskies. Rethinking the Threat From Brain Scans in the Courtroom.
Ethics in Biomedicine and Scientific Research
Professional Ethics & Corporate Responsibility
International Development & Global Justice
Democracy, Legitimacy & Good Governance
Center News & Awards
CEP co-sponsors international workshop on "Ethics of Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster DNA Identification."
CEP members receive $1.2 million NIH grant to develop ethics and policy recomendations for post-conflict and post-disaster DNA identification practices.
Robert Cavalier wins 2010 World Technology Award in the category of Ethics.
CEP's Program for Deliberative Democracy receives a 2010 grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation to run a Deliberative Poll in conjunction with the Foundation's Local Government Improvement Plan.