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The New Atlantis Turns Ten

Adam Keiper

EPPC’s New Atlantis journal celebrates ten years of concentrating on the human side of scientific progress.

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National Review Online / May 20, 2013

Going Viral

Aaron Rothstein

Read this article on the Wall Street Journal.

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Wall Street Journal / August 10, 2012

Mental Disorder or Neurodiversity?

Aaron Rothstein

Embracing, not fixing, mental differences

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The New Atlantis / June 22, 2012

On Seeing the World

Aaron Rothstein

Our world is even more complex, despite having closed many of Seneca’s thousands of doors that open onto death—and this is good.

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The Weekly Standard / May 7, 2012

Bodies Count

Aaron Rothstein

In Stalin’s Genocides, Norman Naimark, the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of East European Studies at Stanford, wonders why Lemkin, and those who followed his analysis at the United Nations in writing the Genocide Convention, created a concept that incorporated Hitler’s killings—the attempt to extirpate the Jews was an attempt to exterminate an ethnic group (and nation)—but did not extend as far as Stalin’s murders.

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The Weekly Standard / April 4, 2011

Healing Signs

Aaron Rothstein

We have come very far in medicine, but have still barely plunged into the depths of knowledge of medical science.

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The Weekly Standard / February 14, 2011

Long for This World, by Jonathan Weiner

Aaron Rothstein

Aaron Rothstein reviews Jonathan Weiner’s “Long for This World”

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Commentary / November 1, 2010

Stem Cells, Life, and the Law

Adam Keiper

Monday's decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia halting all federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research…

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National Review Online / August 25, 2010

When Folly Is Forever

Adam Keiper

Historians, accustomed to rummaging through document-stuffed archives, are now worrying about the future of the past. Our lives, they note,…

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The Wall Street Journal / October 22, 2009

In the Shadow of Progress

Eric Cohen

We live in an age of unprecedented human mastery — over birth and death, body and mind, nature and human nature. In every realm of life, science and technology have brought remarkable advances and improvements: we are healthier, wealthier, and more comfortable than ever before. But our gratitude for the benefits of progress increasingly mixes with concern about the meaning and consequences of our newfound powers.

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Nanoethics as a Discipline?

Adam Keiper

Growing ranks of academics, analysts, and advocacy groups are focusing their attentions on the social and ethical implications of nanoscale…

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Bioethics Policy Guide

Eric Cohen

Every so often, when some new scientific paper is published or new experiment revealed, the press pronounces the creation of…

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