After our enforced time offline it is with great pleasure that we can now announce and publish the winners of the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics 2017 on the Practical Ethics in the News Blog.
The winner of the Undergraduate Category is Paul de Font-Reaulx, with his essay ‘What Makes Discrimination Wrong?’
The runner up in the Undergraduate Category is Andreas Masvie with his essay ‘The Ethical Dilemma of Youth Politics’.
The winner of the Graduate Category is Romy Eskens with her essay ‘Is Sex With Robots rape? On the Permissibility of Cosentless Sex With Robots’.
The runner up in the Graduate Category is Jonas Haeg with his essay ‘Should We Completely Ban “Political Bots”?’
Honourable Mentions have been given to the following entrants:
Isabel Canfield: ‘Secondary Intention in Euthanasia’.
Simon-Pierre Chevarie-Cossette: ‘Prostitution: You Can’t Have Your Cake and Sell It.’
Fergus Peace: ‘Global Warming and Vegetarianism: What should I do, when what I do makes no difference?’
Rebecca Buxton: ‘In It To Win It: Is Prize Giving Bad for Philosophy?’
We wish congratulations to the four finalists for their excellent essays and presentations, and in particular to the winners of each category. We also send congratulations to the honourable mentions, and to all of the entrants in this prize.
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