bioethics


Is a child a gift or an entitlement?

John M. Grondelski | 15 January 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, bioethics, Peter Singer, post-birth abortion, wrongful life


Get your head screwed on right

Michael Cook | 05 December 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, gender reassignment, head transplants, life extension, Sergio Canavero


The Great Human Dignity Heist

Robert Hini and Michael Cook | 11 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, human dignity


Ideology or evidence? The battle over presumed consent to organ donation

Philippa Taylor | 10 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, organ donation


Silicon Valley’s creepy obsession with longevity

Heather Zeiger | 02 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, bioethics, immortality, longevity, Silicon Valley


In the Charlie Gard controversy, the NY Times backs infanticide

Michael Cook | 14 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, infanticide, new york times


In its ethical cookbook, medicine needs more than autonomy

Toni Saad | 22 June 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: autonomy, bioethics


When doctors say No

Michael Quinlan | 18 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, conscience, conscientious objection, medical ethics


Autonomy: what a useless idea!

Michael Cook | 05 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: autonomy, bioethics, canada, euthanasia, human dignity


Turning psychopaths into nice guys

Michael Cook | 04 April 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, Islamic State, islamic state, Julian Savulescu, julian savulescu, moral bioenhancement
Bioethicists have a novel solution: compulsory moral bioenhancement


Peter Singer interviewed about, well, everything

Michael Cook | 27 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, disability, disability rights, ethics, Peter Singer
Criticisms of the utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer are often based on books or articles published decades ago. Here are his latest views.


Give them sterile razors

Michael Cook | 15 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: autonomy, bioethics, harm minimization, human dignity, self-harm
Should patients who want to self-harm be assisted, so as not to offend their personal autonomy?


Euthanasia: it’s a long, long, long way down

Margaret Somerville | 10 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, euthanasia, slippery slope
One way to get rid of slippery slopes is to deny that they exist


Should we watch the Olympics?

Brendan Parent and Arthur L. Caplan | 09 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, ethics in sport, Olympic Games, Rio Olympics
Even couch potatoes are moral participants in the Rio Games.


Dissecting the age of ‘do harm’ medicine

Wesley J. Smith | 16 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, bioethics, euthanasia, Julian Savulescu, Peter Singer
A leading voice in American bioethics peers into the future in his new book


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