posted 02-21-2000 11:40 PM
A live webcast debate on Sunday, March 5 at 7:00 PM EST
Should Biomedicine seek to treat dying as a disease-and try to cure
it? You are invited to a special live Internet broadcast of a debate
on the subject of bioethics, medical science and the profound
prospects for radically extending human life.
The debate will be held at the University of Pennsylvania on Sunday,
March 5th at 7:00 PM EST.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS ANNOUNCEMENT TO OTHERS AS APPROPRIATE.
Arguing the PRO are:
LEE M. SILVER, PH.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology and Professor of Public Affairs,
RONALD COLE-TURNER, M.DIV., PH.D.
Professor of Theology and Ethics, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Arguing the CON are:
LEON R. KASS, M.D., PH.D.
Addie Clark Harding Professor, Committee on Social Thought and the
College, University of Chicago
DANIEL CALLAHAN, PH.D.
Director, International Programs, The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY
The moderator is ARTHUR L. CAPLAN, Ph.D., Director, Center of
Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania Health System
The program will be held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of
Archaeology and Anthropology in Harrison Auditorium and is free and
open to the public. The program is sponsored by the Center for
Bioethics, the College of Arts and Sciences, the John Templeton
Foundation, Geron Corporation, and Advanced Cell Technology. The
webcast is produced by the Meta Lists for Science and Religion
< http://www.meta-list.org >.
For more information on the webcast and the debate, go to
Please note that the broadcast of the debate will be available for
viewing at this location for 30 days after the event. This webcast
requires RealPlayer, which can be downloaded for free
at:< http://www.real.com > or go directly to the download page at:
Philadelphia Center for Religion and Science
P.O. Box 490
Unionville, PA 19375
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