Radio: moral philosophy and trolley problems

Would you kill the big guy?

Part One, BBC World Service, 12 May and 16 May, available now on iPlayer until 23 May, and as a podcast

Part Two, BBC World Service, 19 May and 23 May at 10am BST (on digital radio), available now on iPlayer until 30 May, and as a podcast

An interesting exploration of trolley problems, including (but not limited) to their relevance in medical practice.The second programme includes a discussion of Re A (Children) (Conjoined Twins: Surgical Separation) [2001] Fam 147 and a look at resource allocation within the NHS.

The programme’s website includes a feature on Judith Jarvis Thomson, the creator of the trolley problem.


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