KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues comment on a recent article in JAMA Pediatrics they describe as unethically overstating the connection between of medication use during pregnancy and behavioral problems in childhood.
In the new book Current Controversies in Bioethics (ed. S. Matthew Liao and Colin O’Neil), Senior Research Scholar Henry Richardson contributes a chapter on ancillary care and the obligation of medical researchers to provide it, especially in developing-world settings.
Conversations in Bioethics is just around the corner. This year’s topic is disability. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the event.
Former KIE fellows Colin Hickey and Jake Earl join the Overpopulation Podcast this week to discuss a recent paper co-authored with KIE alum Travis Rieder.
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr examines the prevalence of contempt in our everyday and political conversations in a New York Times opinion piece.
KIE Director Maggie Little and Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla publish chapters in Clinical Research Involving Pregnant Women, edited by Françoise Baylis and Angela Ballantyne.
Dr. Daniel Sulmasy joins the Institute from the University of Chicago as our newest Senior Research Scholar with a joint appointment here at Georgetown.
Dr. Maggie Little briefs a group at the US National Institutes of Health NIAID working to design a clinical development plan for testing a new malaria vaccine in pregnant women.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal is pleased to share free online access to Jing-Bao Nie and Ruth Fitzgerald’s recent article outlining a transcultural approach to bioethics.
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr will present as part of a symposium on “The Philosophy and Politics of (In)civility.”
Senior Research Scholar John Keown’s recent arguments against euthanasia appear in a prominent medical journal and a festschrift honoring his onetime mentor.
In a recent article in the British Art Journal, Dr. Keren Hammerschlag analyzes layered perspectives on the bodies painted by William Orpen at the turn of the twentieth century.
In preparation for a vote on legalizing physician-assisted in Washington, DC, Senior Research Scholar John Keown submitted a memorandum to City Councilmembers to brief them on important ethical dimensions of the issue.
Joining a suite of cross-campus efforts aimed at the science and ethics of data, the KIE will sponsor a full year of data ethics courses in the Institute’s Ethics Lab.
Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla publishes a new co-authored paper in the Journal of the American Philosophical Association on peripheral speech.
Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas has a new paper, “You Didn’t Build That! Equality and Productivity in a Complex Society,” forthcoming in the journal Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla publishes a paper in the journal of Social Theory and Practice on who should claim responsibility for enacting new climate change measures.
Maggie Little was invited to brief Georgetown leadership on the Zika virus epidemic and her grant-funded work on the ethics of vaccination and treatment.