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What Unique Moral Questions Are Raised by Pregnancy? Sep, 05 '16

What Unique Moral Questions Are Raised by Pregnancy?

In her new book, "The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing," Dr. Helen Watt addresses that question from a philosophical angle. Watt (Focus on the Embryo) expands on her work in this interview for STI.
Time Really Passes, Science Can’t Deny That Feb, 08 '16

Time Really Passes, Science Can’t Deny That

STI is pleased to share with its community this paper by Professor Nicolas Gisin (Is Science Compatible with Our Desire for Freedom?), presented at the Conference "Time in Physics" at the ETH-Zurich (September 2015) and recently published online.
What Differentiates Humans from Machines? Dec, 21 '15

What Differentiates Humans from Machines?

We discussed with STI Expert Prof. Luis Echarte some of the conclusions of his last paper, which analyzes freedom, the mind-brain problem and the differences between human beings and machines.
On Biomedicine and its Limits Dec, 14 '15

On Biomedicine and its Limits

Joseph E. Davis (Construction of New Realities in Medicine) discusses some of the conclusions from our latest publication "To Fix or To Heal," of which he is co-editor.
The Insidious Impact of Assisted Suicide Sep, 14 '15

The Insidious Impact of Assisted Suicide

Physician assisted suicide has been the subject of an historic vote in the United Kingdom. Professor David Albert Jones, director of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre in Oxford describes the significance of the vote and their contribution to the debate.
Debunking the Science vs. Religion Myth Sep, 01 '15

Debunking the Science vs. Religion Myth

"Science and Religion: Strangers, Rivals, or Partners in the Search for Truth?" was the topic of a University of Notre Dame seminar this summer lectured by Providence College STI expert Rev. Nicanor Austriaco.
Sep, 12 '13

"Is This Cell a Human Being?"

The Linacre Quarterly has published Dr. David Albert Jones’ review of the book "Is This Cell a Human Being? Exploring the Status of Embryos, Stem Cells and Human-Animal Hybrids"
Jul, 18 '11

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