Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics
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The Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics provides a platform for interaction and collaboration between researchers in philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, law, medicine, applied ethics and bioethics. A distinctive feature is its focus upon the philosophical, ethical and legal issues raised by the cognitive neurosciences.
More specifically, its aims are:
- To foster interdisciplinary theoretical research on human agency and the self, moral cognition, the foundations of moral and legal norms, and moral and legal responsibility, and
- To address practical issues at the intersection of ethics, law and medicine (bioethics, clinical ethics, and biolaw) and at the intersection of ethics, cognitive science and law (neuroethics and neurolaw).
Our activities include a conference and workshop program, a distinguished visitors program, support for selected research projects, postgraduate supervision, a postdoctoral program, and a schedule of seminars and reading groups.
Human Agency and Selfhood
CAVE Research Cluster led by Catriona Mackenzie...
Human Rights and Social Justice
CAVE Research Cluster led by Denise Meyerson...
Applied Ethics, Bioethics and Clinical Ethics
CAVE Research Cluster led by Wendy Rogers...
Moral Cognition, Neuroethics and Neurolaw
CAVE Research Cluster led by Jeanette Kennett...
Mind, Brain, Evolution and Culture
CAVE Research Cluster led by Richard Menary...
Agency and Moral Cognition Network
CAVE Network convened by Jeanette Kennett...
Australian Neurolaw Database
Australian Neurolaw Database...