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Georgetown Team Wins National Bioethics Bowl

Georgetown Team Wins National Bioethics Bowl

By Naomi Greenberg April 19, 2023

The ethics of medical crowdfunding, animal research, and medical assistance in dying were just a few of the many topics addressed at this year’s National Bioethics Bowl, a competition that brings university...

Philosopher Discusses the Baby Lottery

By Owen Eagan February 5, 2015

Philosopher Jake Earl (GRD ’12) questioned the idea that parents have the moral right to raise their own children in the latest installment of the weekly Friday Bioethics Series in the Bioethics Research...

Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

By Katherine Richardson March 25, 2014

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics will launch a massive open online course on bioethics April 15. As part of the creation of the course, the KIE hosted and filmed six TED-style talks featuring KIE Director...

ENGAGING BIOETHICS: An Approach to Ethics Rooted in Architecture

By Maggie Little and Ann Pendleton-Jullian September 24, 2013

What happens when a philosopher and an architect co-teach a class? This semester, we aim to find out. Focusing on a complex, real-world issue in bioethics, we are testing a hunch: Can we break through...

Ethicist Debates Transplants

By Alessandra Puccio September 24, 2013

Professor of medical ethics and philosophy Robert M. Veatch called for changing the way that organ transplants are distributed this Friday in the Bioethics Research Library. The discussion, part of...

Does Mother Nature Know Best?

By Kelly Heuer March 22, 2013

Tried going gluten-free like Gwyneth Paltrow or Zooey Deschanel? Thinking of adopting the “paleo” diet your Crossfit-obsessed roommate won’t stop talking about? These nutritional crazes are...

College Announces Bioethics Minor

By Lily Westergaard August 31, 2012

Georgetown’s department of philosophy debuted a new minor in philosophy and bioethics this fall. The Class of 2014 will be the first class allowed to pursue the minor, which requires six classes...

Ethics Institute Wins Cornerstone

By Jake Langbein November 2, 2010

The Kennedy Institute for Ethics was awarded the coveted Cornerstone Award by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities on Oct. 23. The institute was recognized for its crucial role in advancing...

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