The Hastings Center at Forty: A Look at Its Founding Four Issues

Marking the fortieth anniversary of The Hastings Center, these essays examine the four core issues that the Center originally identified as its domain. Cofounder Daniel Callahan takes up population control. Cofounder Willard Gaylin recalls behavior control efforts, which arose alongside early discoveries about the brain-behavior link. Other essays discuss foundational work at Hastings on ethical issues in death and dying and in human genetics. To order essays, please contact John Wiley & Sons customer support at 800-835-6770 or


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Daniel Callahan
Willard Gaylin
Robert M. Veatch
Thomas H. Murray