February 2006

eth·ics (thks)n. The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the conduct of the members of a profession.bioethicsn : the branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences Arthur L. Caplan, PhD.Emanuel & Robert Hart Professor of BioethicsChair, Department of Medical Ethics andDirector, Center for BioethicsUniversity of Pennsylvania3401 Market […]

When I first heard about Art Caplan’s latest little get-together (see below), I e-mailed him to chide him about the glaring lack of balance in the line-up of speakers: “Looks like another lopsided symposium. I find it intriguing that you guys never invite members of the ‘enemy camp.’ I mean, c’mon, you could at least […]

The following is from the North Country Gazette, February 13, 2006. by Pamela F. Hennessy On April 30 and May 1, 2006, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Bioethics will be hosting their 10th annual symposium. Their case study for this year’s gathering has been titled “The Legacy of the Terri Schiavo Case: Why is […]

The following is from the North Country Gazette, February 9, 2006: by Pamela F. Hennessy Yet another case Throughout the past few years of being active in the campaign to protect the life and basic rights of Terri Schiavo, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet a number of learned and thoughtful people in and around […]


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