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.
COVID-19 Resources Our scholars are working with other leading experts to help provide ethical guidance in high-level healthcare policies and in day-to-day life during the COVID-19 pandemic. KIE Acting Director and Georgetown University President John DeGioia “Georgetown Now Series” KIE Acting Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy “Age, Life-Years, Fair Innings: The Ethics of Chronometric Rationing in […]
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 […]
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Articles and Chapters by KIE Scholars Forthcoming Sean Aas “Prosthetic Embodiment” – forthcoming in Synthese (2019). “Disability and Evaluative Diversity” – forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Disability and Philosophy, Cureton and Wasserman eds. (2019) John Keown ‘Medical Law, Ethical Coherence, and the Beginning and Ending of Life’ in Jonathan Herring et al, The Philosophical […]
Our scholars are working with other leading experts to help provide ethical guidance in high-level healthcare policies and in day-to-day life during the COVID-19 pandemic. A sample of their direct public engagement can be found here.
Explore recent bioethics offerings. Recent graduate seminars include: Authority: Political/Moral Henry S. Richardson Deontic Pluralism Margaret Olivia Little Distributive Justice Madison Powers Environmental Justice Virginia A. Sharpe Ethics of Death & Dying Robert M. Veatch Ethics Proseminar Henry S. Richardson Joint Seminar in Law and Philosophy: Rights Henry S. Richardson & John Mikhail Just Wars in […]
Fr. John Langan, SJ, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, passed away on March 20, 2020. He was 79.
Dr. Robert M. Veatch, Senior Research Scholar at the KIE and Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics at Georgetown, has published a fourth edition of “The Basics of Bioethics.”
Explore this year’s bioethics courses. (All of these count towards the Bioethics Minor; all are for Fall 2021. Please note that some additional courses may be added to this list, so please check back!) Courses in the Department of Philosophy PHIL 103-01: Research Ethics – Jacob Earl (TTh 6:30-7:45 pm) *PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Laura […]
Senior Research Scholar Bob Veatch comments on a case that fundamentally changed our thinking of doctor-patient relationships.
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 […]
Undergraduate students from all across the university submitted scholarship, representing nearly twenty different majors at the College, SFS, and NHS.
This year, directly following the Bioethics Research Showcase reception, a cast of Georgetown students, alumni, and friends will perform a stage reading of a new play by Second City’s Katie Watson.
Senior Research Scholar Robert Veatch has a new book out, “Defining Death,” co-authored with Dr. Lainie Ross of University of Chicago.
Dr. Madison Powers, Dr. Robert Veatch, and Dr. Laura Bishop of the KIE will all present at Haverford College’s new Ethics in Science Symposium.