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Monthly Archive for September, 2016

About the Author: Emanuele Ratti  is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science Project. He is a philosopher of biology interested in the epistemology of contemporary molecular biology with a particular focus on how the field is shaped by developments from a small-science regime to a big-science structure. In the last few […]

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About the Author: Agustín Fuentes is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame. He is co-PI on the Human Distinctiveness project. Current interests include cooperation and bonding in human evolution, ethnoprimatology and multispecies anthropology, and evolutionary theory. Humans call ourselves “doubly wise” (Homo sapiens sapiens). But what is distinctive about humanity? Things like […]

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About the Author: Louise Bezuidenhout’s current research focuses on empirical ethics and uses sociological techniques to investigate ethical issues within the life sciences. Codes of ethics Responsibility is a never-ending topic of discussion for the life sciences. What research should be conducted, how resources should be used, and how scientists should conduct themselves with relation to each other […]

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About the Author: Fr. Terry Ehrman, C.S.C. is the Assistant Director for Life Science Research and Outreach at the Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing at the University of Notre. Fifty years ago, the answer of many Christians may have been “not much.” Ecology was only about fifty years old itself as a distinct science […]

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