Tag Archives: human rights

Human dignity – a perspective from disability

‘In a hyper-competitive culture in which even baking a cake is a fight almost to the death… what does it mean to live a fulfilled life; to be fully human?’ This question was posed by actress and comedienne Sally Phillips in the lecture she gave […]


Journey into darkness – Transplants, markets and trafficking

When in 2016, an editor from a leading academic publisher approached me about contributing a book chapter on the ethics of organ markets, I readily agreed thinking that this would entail little more than many other previous commissions. With most bioethical issues, the arguments pro […]


My right to have non-politically correct views

Two years ago I posted a blog about the censuring of debate and free speech which is probably more relevant than ever. That blog had been prompted by an earlier incident at Cambridge where I had been on the receiving end of attacks on my […]