Dr Simon Longstaff is Executive Director of St James Ethics Centre and chairs the Intelligence Squared debates in Sydney and Melbourne.
Simon Longstaff spent five years studying and working as a member of Magdalene College, Cambridge, before returning to Australia in mid-1991. Having won scholarships to study at Cambridge, he read for the degrees of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy.His research centred on related questions arising in the areas of political philosophy, ethics and the philosophy of education.
Dr Longstaff was inaugural president of The Australian Association for Professional and Applied Ethics and is a Director of a number of companies. He is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and a member of its Global Agenda Council. Publications include, Hard Cases, Tough Choices and numerous articles.
Feminism Has Failed
Wendy McCarthy, Monica Dux, Stephen Mayne, Jennifer Byrne, Gay Alcorn, Simon Longstaff, Virginia Haussegger
Freedom of Speech is Over-Rated
Michael Gawenda, Julian Burnside, Gretel Killeen, Catherine Deveny, Marcia Langton, Simon Longstaff, Arnold Zable
Euthanasia Should be Legalised
Scott Stephens, Shakira Hussein, Philip Nitschke, Loane Skene, Simon Longstaff, Beth Wilson, William Silvester
Our Food Obsession Has Gone Too Far
Matthew Evans, Richard Cornish, Katy Barfield, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Simon Longstaff, Fuchsia Dunlop, Wendy Harmer