Addiction, moral identity and moral agency: Integrating theoretical and empirical approaches [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr JM Kennett; Dr CL Fry; Dr SC Matthews

Brief description By clarifying and evaluating scientific claims about the moral impacts of addiction on the judgment and practices of drug addicted persons and by investigating the perspectives of users and treatment professionals, our project will contribute to the development of ethical and effective public policy, treatment and education programs in the addictions area, thus helping to address the causes and reduce the impact of biological, social and environmental factors which diminish life potential in drug addicted persons. The innovative features of this project will enhance Australia's international reputation in bioethics and moral psychology, extend the reach of experimental philosophy, and facilitate future interdisciplinary work.

Funding Amount $313,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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