The Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs (CEPPA) promotes exploration into important ethical issues arising in public life. Its field of interest comprises ethics, social and political philosophy, and the philosophical dimensions of public affairs. The Centre houses research projects, outreach projects, seminars, conferences, academic visits, fellowships, publishing, and public discussion on topics within its field of interest.



Podcast on the Green New Deal

Listen to Alex Douglas's podcast episode on *The Philosopher & The News*!

2021 Knox Lecture – Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)

21 May at 5:15pm on MS Teams. Tim Scanlon will deliver a lecture titled "Further Reflections on Tolerance and its Difficulty".
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Leverhulme Award on the Moral Responsibility of Groups

Jessica Brown has been awarded £113,714 to investigate the moral responsibility of groups such as companies and governments!

Below you will find details of eight projects that members of CEPPA are currently tackling. Prospective visitors, speakers, or other affiliates of CEPPA should note, however, that the Centre has a very broad scope; any topic in ethics (applied ethics, normative ethics, or metaethics), social, political, legal, or public philosophy, would fall within the Centre’s remit regardless of any connection or lack thereof to these eight highlighted projects.

We are currently seeking funding to help enhance the scope of our work

Upcoming Events

Thu 22
Wed 28


April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
May 05

Joe Slater Talk

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
May 06