Posted by Robyn on Dec 12, 2016 |
Many, if not most, Christian ethicists talking about enhancement appeal to nature as normative and as providing an ethical boundary. There is a common assumption that we have the power to change nature. But is this the case? And what do we mean by change?
Posted by Michael on Nov 4, 2016 |
Should medical professionals have consciences? A recent statement by a group of bioethicists suggests we might be better off if they didn’t. In their words, “The status... Read More
Posted by Robyn on Jun 7, 2016 |
A few weeks ago, Barney wrote a post about Ricoeur and his mistaken pacifism. Barney’s article left me with questions that led me to do some research. This research,... Read More
Posted by Kevin G. on May 24, 2016 |
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” When I was a child and was asked this question, I said I wanted to be a missionary astronaut. In one sense that’s a very... Read More
Posted by Robyn on Mar 29, 2016 |
In this blog post I am going to make a variety of observations about physician-assisted death (PAD), physician-assisted suicide (PAS), and euthanasia, in no particular order. Note that each observation will be necessarily compact and incomplete; these are not to be taken as definite statements but pieces of a puzzle to be mulled over as I (we, I hope) reflect on Canada’s situation.