Ethics in Medicine & Sport Seminar May 21st: Mike McNamee on ‘Paralympism and the Ethics of Elective Amputation’.

mikeMike J, McNamee, Professor of Applied Ethics, College of Engineering, Swansea University, will be presenting at final meeting of the KCL Ethics in Medicine and Sport Seminar Series on ‘Paralympism and the Ethics of Elective Amputation’. When: Thursday, 21 May, 5.00-6.30 p.m. Where:  K2.41, Strand Campus). Mike J, McNamee, is one of the world’s leading philosophers of sport. He is Editor of the journal Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, and his books include Sports, Virtues and Vices: Morality Plays and Sport, Medicine, Ethics. Prof. McNamee is one of the world’s leading philosophers of sport. He is Founding Editor of the journal ‘Sport, Ethics and Philosophy’, Co-Editor of the Routledge “Ethics and Sport” Series. His books include ‘Sports, Virtues and Vices: Morality Plays‘ (2008) and ‘Sport, Medicine, and Ethics’ (2014). Selected publications: McNamee, M., & Morgan, W. J. (Eds.). (2015). Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport. Routledge. sport medicine ethicsMcNamee, M. (Ed.). (2014). Sport, Medicine, Ethics. Routledge. Professional guinea-pigs in the pharmaceutical research and elite sports industries: Visibility, Multiplicity, and Consistency, Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine 2013: 4(9) ,doi:10.1186/1747-5341-9-4 (with Silvia Camporesi) Concussion in sports medicine ethics: policy, epistemic and ethical problems. The American Journal of Bioethics, 2013 (10), 15-17. (with Brad Partridge) Sports physicians and anti doping governance: between collusion and negligence (with Dikic, N et al) British Journal of Sports Medicine 2013 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091838 (online first) The Spirit of Sport and the medicalization of anti-doping: empirical and normative ethics, Asian Bioethics Review, 2013 4(4): 374-92. Gene transfer for pain tolerance: A tool to cope with the intractable, or an unethical endurance-enhancing technology? Life Sciences, Society & Policy, (with Silvia Camporesi) 2012 8(1): 20-31. You can read more about Mike’s research here, and see his full list of publications here. Any enquiries can be directed to All welcome to attend!

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