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Launch of Philosophy of Medicine, Ethics & Sport Series at King’s College London

The Department of Philosophy at King’s College London is launching a seminar series exploring issues at the intersection of the Philosophy of Medicine, Ethics  and Sport.

geneticmedalling_1The first speaker will be Dr. John William Devine (KCL), and he will speak on ‘Trust and Doping’.

This seminar will take place this coming Tuesday, 25 November, 5.30-7.00 p.m. in Room 508 (adjacent to the Philosophy Department Office) in the Philosophy Building, Strand Campus.  John William will present for 45 minutes, and this will be followed by 45 minutes of discussion.

The second speaker will be Dr Silvia Camporesi (KCL) on December 9th on ‘When is it ‘fair’ to be a woman’ in elite sport?’.

The speakers for 2015 will be Dr Tom Douglas (Centre for Neuroethics, Oxford University), Professor Mike McNamee (Swansea University) and Dr Emily Ryall (University of Gloucestershire). The dates will be announced shortly here.

All welcome to attend. No need to RSVP.

Coming up on March 12th: Symposium of the British Philosophy of Sport Association, Cardiff Met

Places are still available for the British Philosophy of Sport Association Symposium next week to be held at Cardiff Met, Cyncoed, CF23 6XD.
12:00 – 13.15 : Andrew Edgar (Cardiff University) ‘Sport About Technology’
13.15 – 13.30 : Lunch
13.30 – 14.30 : BPSA meeting
14.30 – 15.45 : Mike McNamee (Swansea University) ‘Disability in Sport’
15.45 – 17.00 : Silvia Camporesi (Kings College London) ‘Genetic testing for talent identification: international and ethical perspectives’
If you wish to attend then please write to Dr Emily Ryall, BPSA Chair: eryall@glos.ac.uk .