There is a great symposium taking place over at the Brains Blog on Focquaert & Shermer’s paper in Neuroethics titled “Moral Enhancement: Do MeansMatter Morally” ( 758 more words
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“Biomedical research, then, promises vast increases in life, health, and flourishing. Just imagine how much happier you would be if a prematurely deceased loved one were alive, or a debilitated one were vigorous — and multiply that good by several billion, in perpetuity.67 more words
I have in two posts complained about a tendency of ethical practices to begin to idle, as if they were ends in themselves.
A risk with the tendency is that bioethics is discredited and attacked as no more than an unhappy hindrance to novel research. 558 more words
Catholics working in the field of health care increasingly encounter conflicts between living out their religious convictions in good conscience and submitting to the immoral demands of patients, employers, or even the state. 912 more words
The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC, Philadelphia – USA) offers documents often requested by its clients or of general interest to the public. They are presented, free of charge, by the Publications Department of the NCBC on its OpenAccess page. 256 more words