Thomas Douglas

Associate Investigator

Tom Douglas is Professor of Applied Philosophy and Director of Research at Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford.

He is a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Editor of the Journal of Practical Ethics, and Principal Investigator on the project ‘Protecting Minds: The Right to Mental Integrity and the Ethics of Arational Influence’, funded by a Consolidator Award from the European Research Council.

Prof Douglas is trained in both medicine and philosophy, and has a longstanding interest in ethical questions related to biological and biomedical research. He has written about ethical, philosophical, and social science questions related to science, health and health policy. Prof Douglas is an acknowledged leader in this highly applied, multifaceted and multidisciplinary field of philosophy.