Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Beyond Human (President' Council on Bioethics).

In his recent article for Slate, Carl Elliott notes:Leon Kass, the University of Chicago social theorist and bioethicist, has had the misfortune to chair the President's Council on Bioethics under a man who inspires more revulsion among academics than any president since Richard Nixon. Last week, 170 academic bioethicists sent a petition to President Bush protesting the dismissal of two members