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BIOETHICS DIGEST: Volume 2

Welcome to the second Bioethics Digest, brought to you in association with the editors of the Bioethics Forum. This digest aims to bring you commentary on today’s most topical bioethics … Continue reading

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Next Steps in LGBT: Continuing Awareness

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” —Nathaniel Branden, American Psychologist Thank you, readers, for joining us on our month-long LGBT blog take-over. Together we … Continue reading

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Reproduction and the LGBT Parent; a Changing Narrative

One historically important objection to gay and lesbians relationships is that they are inherently sterile and incapable of producing children. Many gay men, lesbians, and bisexual people have managed to … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Jaakko Hintikka (1929-2015)

Our condolences go out to the surviving family and colleagues of world-renowned Finnish philosopher and logician, Dr. Jaakko Hintikka, who has passed away. His obituary is linked here, in Finnish. … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Memoriam: Abner Shimony (1928-2015)

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Abner Shimony, noted American physicist and philosopher of science. Having earned a doctorate in philosophy from Yale University and a … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Congratulations 2014 Philosopher’s Annual Winners

Each year, The Philosopher’s Annual faces the daunting task of selecting the 10 best articles in philosophy published that year. For 2014, they’ve chosen two articles from journals published by … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Closing the Question about Trans-Identities

Was there ever a time in which a person could have argued for the moral acceptability of slavery without doing something gravely wrong in the very arguing? Maybe not, but … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

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