Category Archives: Bioethics

The US Congress and Bioethics, 1960-1975

A review of Biomedical Advances Confront Society: Congressional Hearings and the Development of Bioethics, 1960-1975, by Frazier Benya. In her dissertation, Frazier Benya offers a…

Reproductive Ethics & Orthodox Jewish Women

A review of (Re)Producing Ethics and the Ethics of Reproduction: Reproductive Ethics among Haredi Women in Jerusalem, by Michal S. Raucher. This dissertation explores the…

Bioethics, Critical & Clinical

Bioethics, Critical and Clinical; or, Literature, that is to say… Timothy F. Murphy’s review (2004) of Being Human: Readings from the President’s Council on Bioethics…

Organ Transplant

Organ Transplant in Film & Fiction

A review of Organ Ensembles: Medicalization, Modernity, and Horror in the 19th and 20th Century Narratives of the Body and its Parts, by Yeesheen Yang….

Assessing Corporate Bioethics

A review of Assessing Corporate Bioethics: A Qualitative Exploration of How Bioethics is Enacted in Biomedicine Companies, by Jennifer Brian. Jennifer Brian’s dissertation, Assessing Corporate…

Feminist Bioethics

A review of The Feminist Transformation of Bioethics: An Analysis of Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Applications in Feminist Bioethics, by Eeva Nyrövaara. In The Feminist…

Addiction, Coercive Vaccination & Free Will

A review of Vaccines against vice: A constructive technology assessment of immunotherapies for addiction, by Abbi Hobbs. In her intelligent and thoughtful dissertation, Abbi Hobbs…

Neo-Aristotelian Natural Rights & Human Nature

A review of (Post)Human Flourishing: Neo-Aristotelian Natural Rights and the Challenge to Human Nature, by Victor Cole. Many discussions of human enhancement centre on the…