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Charles Foster

Research Associate at Ethox and HeLEX Centres
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Charles Foster is a Research Associate at Ethox and HeLex Centres, a Fellow of Green Templeton College, and a practicising barrister. His research interests inlcude human enhancement, theories of dignity, the limits of autonomy, and the problems of personalization in dementia. His practice at the Bar is in medical law. He has been involved in many of the key cases in recent years, including Purdy in the House of Lords and Tony Nicklinson's attempt to invoke the defence of necessity as a defence to medical murder.