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Call for US Bioethics Commission to Step Down?

BioEdge is reporting that “the Project on Government Oversight, has called upon the chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues to step down after allegations of ghostwriting by professors at her university.” The story can be found here.

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Reproductive Rights Blog

In 2007, Caitlin E. Borgmann, another former Center for Reproductive Rights lawyer turned law professor, established the Reproductive Rights Prof Blog. The blog contains this description of its purpose and scope: Welcome to the Reproductive Rights Prof Blog, a member of the Law Professor Blogs network. This blog aims to provide resources, news, and information […]

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Alzheimer’s and assisted suicide

Here is a link to an important story by Dave Andrusko who discusses a recent Time magazine op-ed by two researchers from the Hastings Center who argue that new tests that may make it possible to detect  Alzheimer’s before symptoms of dementia have developed should open up conversations about assisted suicide. Andrusko’s title (“Finding a Justification […]

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Tristam Engelhardt on Moral Pluralism in Bioethics

The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy has a new article,

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SSRN Access to Scholarly Papers

A valuable (and free!) interdisciplinary resource for academic research is the Social Science Research Network. It contains almost 350,000 abstracts and 280,000 manuscripts of scholarly articles in the areas of health, legal, political, philosophy, and rhetoric. I use it often to find the newest articles on a subject. An example of what you might find […]

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Bioethics in Clinical Care

Dr. Andrew Trew will conduct a series of five workshops titled “Bioethics in Clinical Care” in the metropolitan Cleveland, Ohio area February 16 and 23 and March 2, 16, and 23.  Participants can earn ten CME/CEU credits.  Topics include bioethics consultations, treatment decisions, competent and incompetent patients, early life and end of life care, advanced […]

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The Ethics of Abortion, by Chris Kaczor

Christopher Kaczor has just published a new book entitled “The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice.” This is an excellent book, and I highly recommend it. In the book, Kaczor defends the pro-life position with clarity and philosophical depth. Nearly half of the book discusses the personhood question.  He also critically discusses […]