People Dr Tom Douglas
Lead Researcher, Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease
Senior Research Fellow
Tom is a Senior Research Fellow in the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. He is Principal Investigator on the Wellcome Trust-funded project 'Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention: An Ethical Analysis'.
His work currently focuses on the ethics of using medical interventions to achieve social objectives, such as crime prevention and infectious disease control. For the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease is focusing on the justification of coercion in infectious disease control and the moral implications of human responsibility for vaccine preventable and antimicrobial resistant infections.
- Mar 2017
- Taxing Meat: Taking Responsibility for One’s Contribution to Antibiotic Resistance
- Feb 2016
- Why is Cognitive Enhancement Deemed Unacceptable? The Role of Fairness, Deservingness, and Hollow Achievements
- Apr 2014
- Mind Machines: The Regulation of Cognitive Enhancement Devices
- Jan 2013
- The Unilateralist’s Curse: The Case for a Principle of Conformity
- Jun 2012
- Engineering and ethical perspectives in synthetic biology