The LMU Bioethics Institute presents the Austin and Ann O’Malley Chair Lecture by world-renown philosopher and Visiting Austin and Ann O’Malley Chair William Desmond on the topic of “Chattel of the gods: Assisted Suicide and the Politics of Patience.” In June of 2016, the End of Life Option Act made it possible for California residents to avail themselves of […]
What happens when IVF becomes easier, safer, and more convenient? Are we courting a genetic caste system? Stanford Professor Henry T. Greely considers the liklihood and implications of such a prospect in his latest book. Commentary and recommendation for further reading by Andres Elvira.
After decades of chronic ivory poaching, African elephants are adapting by being born without tusks. What does this mean for humanity’s relationship to the global biosphere? Commentary and recommendation for further reading by Andres Elvira.