Join us for the Ethics of Enhancement Workshop on Apr. 27

On Friday, April 27th, all are invited to attend the Ethics of Enhancement Workshop.  Sponsored by the Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Ethics, Health, and Society, this event will feature S. Matthew Liao, Arthur Zitrin Chair of Bioethics, Director of the Center for Bioethics, and Affiliated Professor in the Department of Philosophy at New York … Read more of Join us for the Ethics of Enhancement Workshop on Apr. 27

Watch Students Debate in the First Ethics Bowl, Concluding Apr. 13

Over the course of the Spring 2018 semester Kimberlee Moran, Associate Teaching Professor of Forensics, and Dr. John Wall, Professor of Religion, have been co-teaching a course on ethics, called “Debating Ethical Issues Across Disciplines.” The course trains students in ethical reasoning and argumentation through the study of ethics as a discipline, and through the … Read more of Watch Students Debate in the First Ethics Bowl, Concluding Apr. 13

“Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15

The Henry Rutgers Term Chair for Ethics, Health, and Society and the Department of Philosophy and Religion will host “Designer Babies: Choosing Our Children’s Genes,” with guest lecturer Dr. Bonnie Steinbock, Professor Emerita of SUNY–Albany, on Friday, September 15th.  Dr. Steinbock will discuss how new technology gives us hope to one day cure or prevent … Read more of “Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15

“Compulsory Vaccination and the Ethics of Risk” Lecture Scheduled for 3/9

On Monday, March 9th, join the Department of Philosophy and Religion as they present the lecture, “Compulsory Vaccination and the Ethics of Risk.”  Professor Paul Kelleher of the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be the guest speaker. The lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge, located … Read more of “Compulsory Vaccination and the Ethics of Risk” Lecture Scheduled for 3/9

Bioethics Lecture Scheduled for 2/23

Professor Kenneth Richman of MCPHS University will present “Bioethics on the Front Lines of Community-Based Research” on Monday, February 23rd, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  The presentation will take place in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge.  All are welcome.