Eric Cohen

Adjunct Fellow

Eric Cohen is an Adjunct Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, as well as a member of EPPC’s board of directors.

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Eric Cohen is an Adjunct Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, as well as a member of EPPC’s board of directors.

Mr. Cohen is the executive director of the Tikvah Fund and the publisher of the Jewish Review of Books and of Jewish Ideas Daily. He is also editor-at-large of The New Atlantis, EPPC’s quarterly journal about the ethical, political, and social implications of modern science and technology, having served as editor of the journal from its founding until February 2007. His articles and essays have been published in numerous academic and popular journals, magazines, and newspapers.

He is the author of In the Shadow of Progress: Being Human in the Age of Technology (2008) and co-editor (with William Kristol) of The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics (2002). He was previously managing editor of The Public Interest and served as a senior consultant to the President’s Council on Bioethics. He was also a Phillips Foundation Fellow (2001) and a Fulbright Scholar (2000).

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Dignity, Equality, and Stem Cells

Eric Cohen

[Overview remarks at the March 2005 conference on the Global State of Stem Cells and Cloning in Science, Ethics, and…

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The Tragedy of Equality

Eric Cohen

In a recent issue of Stanford Medicine, there is a cartoon with two individuals on different sides of a precipice:…

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The Party of Cloning

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JOHN KERRY’S recent assertions about stem cell research are so obviously untrue and so easily refuted that he must on…

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Sen. Kerry’s Stem-Cell Fairy Tales

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WASHINGTON — Along with the war on terror and the economy, stem-cell research has emerged as an issue in the…

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Los Angeles Times / August 22, 2004

The Conservative Understanding of America’s Future

Eric Cohen

[EPPC scholar Eric Cohen discussed America’s future in a recent New York Times article profiling several prominent young conservative thinkers. An…

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Kerry’s Zealotry

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IT IS INCREASINGLY CLEAR that John Kerry and the Democrats plan to make embryonic stem cell research a campaign issue….

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The Politics and Realities of Medicare

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  Trying to understand the economics of Medicare is a difficult business, but nearly everyone agrees that things do not…

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Sports World Rocked By Steroid Scandals

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Eric Cohen is editor of The New Atlantis, a U.S. magazine that deals with technology and ethics issues. He is…

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President Bush’s Stem Cell Policy is Appropriate

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As the national debate about embryonic stem cells heats up, it is worth remembering why there is a debate at…

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USA Today / June 8, 2004

America’s Moral Challenge

Eric Cohen

“It is in the issues of bioethics — embryo research, human cloning, drugs like Ritalin and Prozac — that modern society will be…

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Stem Cells and the Senate

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A few weeks ago, 206 congressmen sent a letter to President Bush demanding increased federal funding for more embryonic-stem-cell lines,…

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National Review Online / May 25, 2004

The Ethics of Stem Cells

Eric Cohen

[The following exchange, between Eric Cohen, editor of The New Atlantis and director of EPPC’s program on Biotechnology and American Democracy,…

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The Forward / May 21, 2004