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Daniel Sulmasy

February 25, 2021

KIE Director Joins GU President John DeGioia for the Georgetown Now Series

KIE Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy recently joined Georgetown University President John DeGioia in a conversation as part of the Georgetown Now series about ongoing scholarly work and COVID-19

January 26, 2021

KIE Senior Scholar Launches New Journal on the Philosophy of Disability

KIE Senior Research Scholar Joel Michael Reynolds Launches New Journal on the Philosophy of Disability

January 15, 2021

Tribute to Robert M. Veatch

Professor emeritus at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and the philosophy department at Georgetown University LeRoy Walters remembers Dr. Robert M. Veatch in a tribute essay.

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