This summer I have attended, and spoke at, two interestingly related events. The first was an academic conference in Rome celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; the second was a conference in Berlin marking the 10th anniversary of the Deutscher Ethikrat or German Ethics Council. I contributed, as Chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, to a roundtable discussion of the latter conference’s theme: ‘Human Dignity in Our Hands – Challenges from New Technologies.’ (more…)
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It is now ten years since the Nuffield Council on Bioethics published its report Public health: Ethical issues. Ten years can be a long time in bioethical publishing, but this report remains a seminal one and continues to be cited favourably – even critical references are testimony to its enduring influence.
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