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Queen's University Belfast
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'What kinds of family should a liberal society tolerate?'
Talk by Professor David Archard
Friday 15 October 2010, 1230pm-2.00pm
School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, 6 College Park, Room 01, 035
David Archard is Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at Lancaster University, having previously taught at the Universities of Ulster and of St Andrews. He has published widely in the areas of applied moral,political and legal philosophy, especially on the topics of children, family and state, and that of sexual morality and the law. His most recent publications are the co-edited collection Procreation and Parenthood: The Ethics of Bearing and Rearing Children (Oxford University Press: 2010), and The Family: A Liberal Defence (Palgrave-Macmillan: 2010).
He is Honorary Chair of the Society for Applied Philosophy, and is currently a Member of the United Kingdom's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, Chair of the Authority's Licence Committee, and Deputy Chair of its Ethics and Law Advisory Committee.
For further information please contact Prof Laura Lundy