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Bioethics is the study of ethical issues arising within health care and the life sciences.

The Bioethics Centre is a locus of excellent research, teaching and discussion in bioethics, which brings together staff and students from a range of academic disciplines and professional backgrounds.

Bioethics Seminar: Pluralism, futility, and thresholds for treatment in intensive care

Monday, 6 July 2015

Associate Professor Dominic Wilkinson, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, discusses where, as a society, we set the limits to pluralism and how a diversity of views can be incorporated into those limits. Is a democratic approach (in which the values of the majority are clearly going to predominate) the right way to define the limits to treatment?


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