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    Thomas Murray

    • What I Learned from Dan Callahan About Bioethics, Writing, and Leadership

      Posted on July 22, 2019

      I will say it: Dan Callahan is the most important person in Bioethics. For his ideas; for his role in creating and nurturing The Hastings Center; and for his ability to spot, encourage, and motivate talent. Dan is credited as author or editor of 47 books and many hundreds of articles, chapters and the like.… Read more

    • Doping, Corruption, and International Intrigue: Olympic Sport Confronts a Moral Crisis

      Posted on October 5, 2018

      I suspected the two alibi witnesses were lying. The accused in the case, Alexei Melnikov, coached long distance walkers and runners for ARAF, the All-Russia Athletic Federation. Lilya Shobukova and her husband testified that they handed over 150,000 Euros in blackmail money to Melnikov in Moscow in January 2012. He alleged this was impossible because… Read more

    • Morally Indefensible Health Care Bills

      Posted on May 9, 2017

      There is a broad and deep moral conviction that health care should be distributed according to genuine need and not left to the cold mercy of pure market forces or the logic of actuarial fairness. Unfortunately, the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA), passed last week in the House of Representatives, and other legislation threaten to undermine that moral commitment.