medical ethics professor to talk in Burnham-On-Sea
ethics of bodily enhancement will be explored at Burnham-On-Sea
Philosophy Group's monthly meeting this Wednesday (May 2nd), when
a leading professor will visit the town.
Ruud ter Meulen, a social scientist and director at the Centre
for Ethics in Medicine at Bristol University, will be the speaker
at the meeting, starting at 7.30pm in the Community Centre in
is an opportunity to hear someone who is regarded as one of the
world's leading authorities in the field of medical ethics and
it should be a fascinating talk," Burnham Philosophy Group's
Richard Franks told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "Once
again, we has secured the services of an absolutely outstanding
topic for the evening will be titled "The Ethics of Bodily
ter Meulen was co-editor of Enhancing Human Capacities,
the most comprehensive volume yet on the science and ethics of
previously directed the Institute for Bioethics at the University
of Maastricht for a decade and has had his views on ethical pluralism
published in a range of academic journals. He sits on a range
of national and international committees in medical ethics and
is actively involved in training and consultancy in ethics.
of Burnham Philosophy Group will be admitted free, while the cost
for non-members is £1.50. All are welcome.