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June 22, 2018

A Tribute to Professor H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., PhD., MD (1941-2018)

by Ana S. Iltis, PhD and Mark J. Cherry, PhD

Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., PhD, MD, one of the intellectual founders of the fields of bioethics and the philosophy of medicine, whose seminal work continues to frame debates about healthcare policy and medical practice, fell asleep in the Lord on June 21, 2018 in Houston, Texas.…

June 1, 2018

A Tribute to Baruch Brody (1943-2018)

by Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby

The field of bioethics mourns the loss of a leader and visionary in the field. But those of us who were fortunate enough to know Baruch personally mourn the loss of a friend and colleague.…

March 18, 2018

From Frankenstein to Hawking: Which is the Real Face of Science?

by Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D.

If Stephen Hawking knew that he was facing his last days he would surely have been amused that his death would come on Albert Einstein’s birthday and almost exactly two hundred years after the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.…