Thanks to Dr. Jonathon Erlen

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics and the staff of the Bioethics Research Library (BRL) would like to thank Dr. Jonathon Erlen for his valuable contribution to the development of our collection.

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.

Remembering Robert M. Veatch, PhD 1939-2020

Robert M. Veatch, PhD, Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics, and a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Georgetown University died Monday, November 9, 2020 at age 81 after a short illness.

KIE co-hosts symposium on health care, ethics, and genetics

Last week the KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, held a symposium titled Mendel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics. The event was part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, which celebrates both a famous Czech and the transatlantic ties between Czech and American cultures.