Tag Archives: bioethics

Pain, Illness, Trauma and Death in Childhood (CfP, Conference, London, 1 February 2014)

The University of Greenwich, Centre for the Study of Play and Recreation, with the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past and the London Network for the History of Children present: Pain, Illness, Trauma and Death in Childhood … Continue reading

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Cyborg-Ethics Film Festival (Edinburgh, 22 – 24 Nov 2013)

Cyborg-Ethics Film Festival | Filmhouse, Edinburgh | 22 – 24 Nov 2013 How far can human beings go, when replacing their body parts with that of machines, before they become cyborgs? Will humanity eventually become obsolete? Should individuals download themselves … Continue reading

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Penn Bioethics Journal (CfP, Undergraduate Journal, Oct-Dec 2013)

The Penn Bioethics Journal (PBJ)is an undergraduate-run journal that publishes work from other undergraduates around the globe. We accept all work from all fields related to bioethics and encourage submitting papers written for courses. The PBJ editors invite submissions of … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Medicine in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (CFP)

5th Philosophy of Medicine Thematic: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice MS Deadline: March 14, 2014 The role of philosophy in discussions of clinical practice was once regarded by many as restricted to a very limited version of ‘medical ethics’. … Continue reading

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Medical breakthroughs missed because of pointless drug bans: David Nutt (The Conversation)

By David Nutt, Imperial College London. First published in The Conversation. In 1632 the Catholic Church convened a case against Galileo on the grounds that his work using the telescope to explore the nature of the heavens contradicted the church’s … Continue reading

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New Genetics & Society Journal: New Editors Welcome Submissions from (Bio)Medical Humanities

New Genetics and Society Adam Hedgecoe, Richard Tutton and Martyn Pickersgill The interdisciplinary journal,  New Genetics and Society, was first published in 1999 under the editorship of Peter Glasner and Harry Rothman. Since then it has gone on to play … Continue reading

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