Philosophy & Policy Lectures 

In 1996 the Centre inaugurated a new occasional lecture series on the theme of Philosophy and Policy. The Policy Lecturers to date are:

Lord Alton (Professor of Citizenship, John Moore’s University, Liverpool) Ethics and Public Policy 
Frank Field, MP (former Director of Child Poverty Action and of Low Pay Unit, and Minister for Welfare Reform) Justice and Welfare 
Ralph McInerny (Prof. of Medieval Studies, U. of Notre Dame, US President’s Committee on Arts & Humanities) Ethics and Religion in American Public Life 
Roger Mosey (former editor of Today programme and Head, BBC TV News) Purposes and Principles in Public Broadcasting 
Richard Demarco (Professor of European Cultural Studies, Kingston University) Art, Society and the Case for Public Funding 
David Lorime(Director, Scientific and Medical Network, author of The Practical Vision of the Prince of Wales) Ruling Principles 
Harry Cayton (Director for Patients and the Public, Department of Health) Patients Choice and the National Health Service
Nancy Sherman (University Professor, Georgetown, and Distinguished Ethics Chair, US Naval Academy) Philosophy and Military Virtues 
+ Sir Michael Quinlan (former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, and Director Ditchley Foundation) The Just War Tradition and Its Modern Application