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November 2022 Romanell Bioethics Workshop

“The Unbearable Porosity of Being: On the Failures of Insular Individualism"

Join us for the Romanell Center Bioethics Workshop on Saturday November 12, 2022. The full day event features the keynote address by Jeffrey P. Bishop, MD, PhD (Saint Louis University) on “The Unbearable Porosity of Being: On the Failures of Insular Individualism". Bishop's research interests include bioethics, philosophy of medicine, history of philosophy, medicine and spirituality. His latest book is Biopolitics After Neuroscience: Morality and the Economy of Virtue.

WORKSHOP PROGRAM 
Saturday, November 12, 2022
PARK HALL 141
9:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. 

9:00-9:45 Semi-Kosher breakfast 

9:30-10:30 John Lizza (Kutztown) “Metaphysical and Ethical Dimensions of the Too Many Thinkers Problem”

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Chris Riddle (Utica) "Medical Aid in Dying: The Case of Disability"

11:45-1:45 Lunch 

1:45-2:45 Perry Hendricks (Purdue) “The Impairment Argument”

2:45-3:00 Break 

3:00-4:00 James Cordeiro (Romanell Fellow, Brockport/Oxford) "Some Moral Reflections on Assisted Gestation Technologies"

4:00-4:15 Break 

4:15-6:15 Keynote Address: Jeff Bishop (Saint Louis University) “The Unbearable Porosity of Being: On the Failures of Insular Individualism"

7:00-9:30 Dinner

For more information about the workshop or to receive advanced copies of the workshop papers, email David Hershenov at dh25@buffalo.edu

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