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Luca Chiapperino is part of the Foundations and Ethics of the Life Sciences (folsatec) PhD program and a member of the task force in biomedical humanities at the European Institute of Oncology. His research focuses on the ethical foundations of empowerment approaches to health promotion, and health-care policy making.

Mark Fedyk teaches philosophy at Mount Allison University, where his research focuses on how the natural and social sciences interact with normative ethics and on the use of experimental techniques to test novel ways of describing human moral problem solving. Fedyk also hopes to one day finish a paper about Leibniz’s consequentialism.

Michael Goldsby is assistant professor of philosophy in the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at Washington State University. He is primarily interested in questions related to the scientific modeling of complex systems, such as the testability of these models. Additionally, he is interested in the structural uncertainty that results from the necessary idealization of scientific models, and how one might manage such uncertainties in policy decisions.

William P. Kabasenche is clinical associate professor of philosophy in Washington State University’s School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs. He is also a fellow at Washington State University’s Center for Reproductive Biology. His research focuses on bioethics, biomedical enhancement of moral capacities, epigenetics, and transgenerational harm. [End Page 111]

B. Andrew Lustig is the Holmes Rolston III Chair in Religion and Science at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, where he teaches courses in religion and science, theological ethics, and bioethics. He serves on the board of directors of the National Biomedical Research Foundation, the editorial board of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, and the advisory board of Christian Bioethics. His current research focuses on the ethical questions raised by developments in biotechnology and on the theoretical justification of global positive rights.

Stephan Millett teaches at Curtin University, where he is a professor in the School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work. He specializes in developing ethics curricula for professional courses, and his research projects cover the nature of professional ethics, ethics education, research ethics, and ethics in health care.

Cecilia Nardini received an MSc in theoretical physics from University of Padova and a PhD in Foundations and Ethics of the Life Sciences from University of Milan. Her research interests include philosophy of statistics, biomedical ethics, and epistemology of medicine.

Michel Shamy is assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. His current projects include exploring the ethics of clinical trial enrollment and the historical-epistemic-ethical context of acute stroke decision making.

Alan Tapper is senior research fellow at the John Curtin Institute of Public Policy at Curtin University in Perth, Australia. He also teaches philosophy at Edith Cowan University. His research interests include professional ethics, philosophy in schools, social policy, and eighteenth-century intellectual history.

Chris Weigel is professor of philosophy at Utah Valley University. She is currently writing on issues concerning free will and moral responsibility. [End Page 112]

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ISSN
2156-7174
Pages
pp. 111-112
Launched on MUSE
2015-02-21
Open Access
No
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