Timothy F. Murphy
Professor of Philosophy in the biomedical sciences at the University of Illinois College of Medicine
Timothy F. Murphy is a professor of philosophy in the biomedical sciences at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and the author most recently of Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children (The MIT Press).
Posts by Timothy F. Murphy
Bioethics Forum Essay
What’s Behind Gender Panic in the Restroom?
North Carolina recently adopted a statute that requires people to use public restrooms consistent with the sex assigned to them at birth, and other jurisdictions are debating similar proposals. Legislators...
The Hastings Center Bioethics Timeline
“Bioethics” has been defined in several different ways. Most broadly, it is the interdisciplinary study of ethical, legal, and social issues arising in the life sciences and health care. Though...
LGBT Bioethics: Visibility, Disparities, and Dialogue
Editors: Tia Powell and Mary Beth Foglia Medicine and law have served in the past as society’s enforcement arm toward sexual minorities, in ways that robbed many people of their...