April 23, 2021, Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, join us online as Patrick Lee delivers the talk, "What Should Be the Overarching Natural End (Goal) of Human Life?". The event is part of the Spring 2021 Speaker Series hosted by the Romanell Center. For further information contact Jonathan Vajda, email@example.com
Bio: Patrick Lee is a professor of philosophy and holds the John N. and Jamie D. McAleer Chair in Bioethics. He is also the director of the Center for Bioethics at Franciscan University of Steubenville. In this capacity he defends and articulates the Church’s position on a wide range of human life issues through his writings, debates, and public speaking engagements. He received a B.A. from the University of Dallas, an M.A. from Niagara University, and a Ph.D. from Marquette University. He taught for eleven years at the University of St. Thomas in Houston before coming to Franciscan University in 1992. He is a member of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and Society of Christian Philosophers. Faculty profile.
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April 23, Pat Lee (Franciscan University MacAleer Chair in Bioethics) Topic: What Should Be the Overarching Natural End (Goal) of Human Life?
April 30, David Shoemaker (Tulane/Cornell) “Lessons from Psychopaths: Humor, Morality, and Responsibility"
May 14, Alan Shewmon (UCLA Medical School Emeritus) Read ahead workshop on “Constructing the Death Elephant: A Synthetic Paradigm Shift for the Definition, Criteria, and Tests for Death”
May 21, Matthew Liao (New York University Zitrin Chair of Bioethics, Director of the Center for Bioethics. “A Right Response to Anti-Natalism” Read-ahead worshop
May 28, Jason Eberl (Saint Louis University Professor of Health Care Ethics and Philosophy, Director, Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics) “Does Enhancement Violate Human ‘Nature”?
June 11, Jeff McMahan (Oxford University White Professor Moral Philosophy) “Moral Reasons to Cause Well-off People to Exist”. Will likely be a read ahead workshop
June 25, Peter Koch (Villanova University) “Why Psychiatrists Can't Get Consent for Psychopathy Assessments”
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