Anscombe Memorial Lecture 2012 – Bishop Anthony Fisher OP, ‘Health Rationing for Young Over Elderly’

Bishop Anthony Fisher OP delivers the Anscombe Memorial Lecture 2012, entitled ‘Fair Innings: Healthcare Rationing in Favour of the Young Over the Elderly’, followed by a short Q&A session, which begins at 50:51. Prof. David Albert Jones introduces the Anscombe Centre at 57:31.

The Most Reverend Anthony Fisher O.P. the Bishop of Parramatta in Australia and an Honorary Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, gave the 3rd Annual Anscombe Lecture, sponsored by the Anscombe Bioethics Centre in the Garden Quad Auditorium at St John’s College. Bishop Fisher wrote his Oxford doctoral thesis on justice and healthcare allocation under the supervision of Prof. John Finnis. A former Director of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and the Family in Melbourne and Episcopal Vicar for Healthcare in that Archdiocese, Bishop Fisher is a Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life and the Australian Bishops’ Commission for Doctrine and Morals, and author of Catholic Bioethics for a New Millennium (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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