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BESJI Bioethics Film Screening December 2nd

We are delighted to announce that for the next BESJ Bioethics Film Screening Dr Lawrence Napper from Film Studies will be talking about Wounded Men and 1920s Cinema… 148 more words


Corrupting technology

Corrupting technology: An integrity check on the organ transplant industry


This paper discusses aspects of organ donation and transplantation (ODT) as an example of technology delivering significant health and longevity benefits to patients, but fraught with ethical challenges and open to incidental or systematic corruption. 5,905 more words


Carl Trueman on personhood and taste

Trueman recently asked a good question and provided a provocative answer:

When is a person not a person and yet still a person at the same time?

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Sanctity Of Life

Genomics research raises tough questions

By Susan M. Wolf

Genome and exome sequencing are generating a flood of genetic information about research participants and patients. That information is typically regarded as private, and both researchers and clinicians have stringent responsibilities to protect confidentiality. 776 more words


Open Evening for Prospective Master's Students: Wednesday November 26th, Strand Campus

The next Postgraduate Open Evening will take place at the Strand Campus on Wednesday November 26th, from 5 to 8 pm. The Postgraduate Open Evening is an excellent opportunity to find out more about the Master’s programmes offered at SSHM, to speak to members of staff and current students, hear from KCL Graduate School, and tour the Strand campus. 117 more words


Resolvng the Apocalypse in Civilization: Beyond Earth

From a discussion of creatures found in a 2000-year-old religious document, we turn abruptly to consider a video game released barely a month ago.  Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is a turn-based grand strategy game where the player controls one of several human colonial expeditions on an alien world.  1,049 more words