Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars

Peter Singer, Director

The Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars are open to all students, faculty, and interested members of the public. Seminars range across a wide variety of topics at the intersections of philosophy, biology, medicine, ecology and public policy. The seminar series is made possible by a generous grant from the Ira W. DeCamp Foundation.

All events are free and open to the public.


Asheley Landrum (Texas Tech University): "Views, Values, & the Science of Science Communication"

Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ABSTRACT: Like most types of information, scientific findings are filtered through the views and values of audience members. As a result, the same information can be interpreted differently by those of opposed ideology or disposition.

Location: Lewis Library, Room 120

Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars: Guy Kahane (University of Oxford)

Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Lewis Library, Room 120

Ira W DeCamp Bioethics Seminar: Dr. Alan Shewmon on "Brain Death"

Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

with Dr. Alan Shewmon, Professor Patrick Lee, Professor Robby George, and Professor Peter Singer.

Cosponsored by the University Center for Human Values, and the James Madison Program

Location: TBD