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 […]
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 […]
From the beginning the Bioethics Research Library was revolutionary in helping establish the resources for the cross-disciplinary field 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 […]
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 […]
Dr. John Gluck’s personal journey and lifetime of theory and advocacy for animal rights is on display in a recent profile in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Faculty Affiliate John Gluck, a former primate researcher, recounts and laments his complicity in what he now views as unethical practices in his new book, Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals.
This month, we interviewed Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas to find out more about his new course and how he is settling into life at a new university.
Dr. Tom Beauchamp is interviewed this week by Voices in Bioethics about his role in the founding and development of the field of bioethics.
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.
Jeffrey Kahn, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and Bioethics from Georgetown, will succeed KIE Senior Research Scholar Ruth Faden as director of Johns Hopkins University’s Berman Institute.
Hear from participants in the 2014 and 2015 iterations of the course, and register for the 2016 version, which goes live at noon EST tomorrow, April 15th.
Senior Research Scholar Tom Beauchamp shared reflections on his life and career at Georgetown at the 2016 Spring Faculty Convocation honoring faculty, staff, and philanthropists.
Explore this year’s iteration of the KIE’s popular online Introduction to Bioethics with an overview of the scholars and topics on deck for 2016.