Utrecht University
Department for Philosophy and Religious Studies
PhD, 1998
Areas of Specialization
Applied Ethics
Normative Ethics
Areas of Interest
Applied Ethics
Normative Ethics

I'm working in bioethics, especially public health ethics, but I'm interested in other fields of applied ethics as well: medical, business, animal, food, humanitarian work, etc - but obviously cannot oversee all those areas. And I'm somewhat schizophrenic in sympathizing with contractualism as well as consequentialism - currently the latter is on top. In public health ethics I have been working on infectious disease control, vaccinations, and screening policies; both in terms of research and consultancy work. Lately I'm working on donor blood safety, and concepts of solidarity and exploitation. With Angus Dawson I edit Public Health Ethics -…

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