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Program for Current Controversies in Bioethics at NYU

Please find below the program [1] for the NYU Center for Bioethics [2] workshop on “Current Controversies in Bioethics.”

Friday, May 22, 2015
NYU Silver Center, 1st Floor Jurow Hall, 100 Washington Square East, NY, NY 10003

1:00 PM-3:00 PM—Session 1 (Psychopathy, Autism, and Capacities for Responsible Agency)
“An Exploration of Moral Competence through Autism, Psychopathy, and Frontotemporal Dementia”
Dana Nelkin, University of California, San Diego

“Holding Psychopaths Responsible and the Guise of the Good”
Agniezska Jaworska, University of California, Riverside

3:00 PM-3:30 PM—Break
Silverstein Lounge 1st Floor Silver Center

3:30 PM-5:30 PM—Session 2 (The Justification of Ancillary Care Duties)
“Locating Medical Researchers’ Ancillary-Care Obligations within the Division of MoralLabor”
Henry Richardson, Georgetown University

“The Grounds of Ancillary Care Duties”
S. Matthew Liao, New York University & Collin O’Neil, Lehman College, City University of New York

5:30 PM—Reception
Silverstein Lounge 1st Floor Silver Center

Saturday, May 23nd 2015
NYU Silver Center, 1st Floor Jurow Hall 100 Washington Square East New York, NY 10003

8:45 AM-10:45 AM—Session 3 (Addiction and Moral Responsibility)
“Addiction: Neurons, Attitudes and Self-Control”
Timothy Schroeder, Ohio State University & Nomy Arpaly, Brown University

“Being In and Out of Control at the Same Time: The Puzzle of Addiction”
Neil Levy, Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Oxford University

10:45 AM-11:00 AM—Break
Silverstein Lounge 1st Floor Silver Center

11:00 AM-1:00 PM—Session 4 (Justice and Health Care)
“Harsh but Fair”
Zofia Stemplowska, Oxford University

“Does the Harshness Objectification Backfire?”
Nir Eyal, Harvard University

1:00 PM-2:15 PM—Lunch Break

2:15 PM-4:15 PM—Session 5 (Reproductive Ethics and the Non-Identity Problem)

“Dividing and Conquering the Nonidentity Problem”
Melinda Roberts, The College of New Jersey & David Wasserman, National Institute of

“Some New Thoughts on Why the Nonidentity Problem Matters”
Saul Smilansky, University of Haifa

Conference Organizers: S. Matthew Liao (NYU) and Collin O’Neil (CUNY, Lehman)

Website: http://bit.ly/1Fw6Enh [1]
Facebook: http://goo.gl/04JlQ8 [3]
TWitter: @NYU_Bioethics #nyubioethics