This Academic Dialogue on Applied Ethics used these meta-ethical theories to approach real-world problems in Applied Ethics. The Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics at Carnegie Mellon University and Routledge Publishing Company jointly supported the endeavor.
|The Meta-ethics of Applied Ethics October 1 - 22, 1996|
|Feminists' Perspectives on Pornography December 2 - 16, 1996|
|Religious Perspectives on Abortion February 3 - 17, 1997|
|An Ethics Committee's Perspective on a Right to Die May 1 - 14, 1997|
The Project Overview details the goals, structures, and philosophical rationale of the Dialogue. The Dialogue seeks to follow dialogue guidelines suggested especially by Habermas's "discourse ethics": see excerpt from Simon Chambers's essay "Discourse and Democratic Practices" (The Cambridge Companion to Habermas) and excerpts from Stephen Toulmin's The Uses of Argument (Cambridge University Press).
There are various ways to access and participate in these dialogues. Clicking here will take you to a general introduction and describe the various features and resources that will be made available.
and the Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics at Carnegie Mellon University