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.


Dr. Alan Shewmon:"The Challenge to 'Brain Death': Are We Taking Organs From Living Human Beings, and If We Are, Does it Matter?"

Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Patrick Lee, Professor of Philosophy and John N. and Jamie D. McAleer Professor of Bioethics, Franciscan University of Steubenville;  Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University; 
Location: TBD

Theron Pummer (University of St. Andrews): "Rescue, Cost and Numbers"

Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Lewis Library, Room 120
Speaker(s):

Matthews and Kissling: "Is Population Growth a Problem: If so, What Would Be an Ethical Response?"

Mon, Oct 21, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Speakers:

Dylan Matthews, journalist and co-founder, Vox.com

Frances Kissling, President, Center for Health, Ethics & Social Policy

Matthew Connelly, Department of History, Columbia University

Location: Friend Center, Room 101

Ira W DeCamp Bioethics Seminar: Alejandra Mancilla (University of Oslo)

Wed, Nov 13, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Lewis Library, Room 120

Ira W DeCamp Bioethics Seminar: Michael Rabenberg (Princeton University)

Wed, Nov 20, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Lewis Library, Room 120

Ira W DeCamp Bioethics Seminar: Nicholas Southwood (Australian National University)

Wed, Mar 25, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Speaker(s):

"Bioethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America": A Discussion with Amy Gutmann and Jonathan D. Moreno (University of Pennsylvania)