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Forty-five years of leadership
in ethics for a complex world.

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University helped to invent the field of bioethics, beginning a tradition of creative leadership in practical ethics that continues into the twenty-first century.

Recent News

September 19, 2017

Ethics Lab publishes book: Creating New Impacts with Ethics and Design

Last week, the KIE’s Ethics Lab published a book, Creating New Impacts with Ethics & Design, which outlines the lab’s expanding efforts to bring together ethics and design to develop innovative methods for approaching complex moral problems.

September 18, 2017

KIE to co-host symposium with Embassy of the Czech Republic on healthcare, ethics, and genetics

The KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, is holding a symposium on the ethics of genetic medicine and technologies. The symposium, titled Mendel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics, is part of the Embassy’s 2017 Mutual Inspirations Festival, celebrating the life and legacy of Gregor Mendel. The symposium will […]

September 15, 2017

KIE Scholar named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics

Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas was recently named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics.

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