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.
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 Bioethics Forum Essay.
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.
Books by KIE Scholars Elizabeth Edenberg Politics and Truth: New Perspectives in Political Epistemology, co-edited with Michael Hannon, (full manuscript is under review at Oxford University Press) Jus Post Bellum and Transitional Justice (2013), co-edited with Larry May, co-authored introduction, Cambridge University Press John Keown Abortion, Doctors and the Law: Some Aspects of the Legal […]
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.
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 […]
History from the first-person perspective. We’ve collected a number of interviews conducted by historians of bioethics that touch on the founding and development of the KIE, many from the Project on Bioethics in American Society, a multi-year ethnological study of the field of bioethics conducted by sociologist Renée C. Fox and historian Judith P. Swazey. […]
Secondary materials: browse books and articles about the KIE Books The following books deal, in whole or in part, with the founding of the KIE and its role in the development of the field itself. Observing Bioethics, by Renee C. Fox & Judith P. Swazey (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008); drawn from the series […]
Senior Research Scholar Daniel Sulmasy is featured in a recent story on “Human Embryoids,” stem cells coaxed into organizing themselves into entities that resemble human embryos.
Former Director and Scholar of the KIE LeRoy Walters is featured prominently in the newest episode of WNYC’s popular Radiolab program.
This month, the Bioethics Research Library will feature four new study carrels to be named and dedicated in honor of four founding figures of the field of bioethics.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is pleased to announce that furniture renovations to the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University (BRL) are complete.
Founding director of the Bioethics Research Library Doris M. Goldstein is honored with the Distinguished Service Award a the 14th annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH).
Information specialists at the KIE’s Bioethics Research Library complete a grant-funded National Human Genome Research Institute project to preserve genetic research resources.
KIE Library director, Doris M. Goldstein, is stepping down to transition to a newly created position at the Institute as Senior Library Advisor for International Initiatives.
The KIE celebrates the careers of two extraordinary women who have shaped and formed the Bioethics Research Library, almost from its very inception.