Two prominent bioethicists debate the leading issue of the day
The editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics discusses the fraught job of editing a leading journal.
Francis S. Collins and Julian Savulescu take diametrically opposed sides.
Julian Savulescu's sombre lament for the field he loves.
Nothing has done more to tarnish the prestige of utilitarianism in recent years than academic interest in trolley-ology.
If love needs drugs, is it still love?
Bioenhancement has been receiving increased attention since the 2013 publication of Julian Savulescu and Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement by Julian Savulescu and Ingmar Persson. An April special issue of the American Journal of Bioethics explores the benefits and dangers of Persson and Savulescu’s project.
Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu calls for genetic screening of the unborn for IQ genes.
Drugs could be used to reverse homosexual inclinations.
At a TEDx conference in Barcelona last month, Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu shared his views on using medicine and technology for “moral enhancement”.
Julian Savulescu proposes a new way out: "voluntary palliated starvation"
The canary is dead. Now, what about the coal mine? After Lance Armstrong’s confession to Oprah Winfrey in a 90-minute television that he won all of his seven Tour de France titles with the help of performance-enhancing drugs, will cycling become drug-free?
Two utilitarians slug it out over enhancing morality.
A new book by Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu, Unfit for the Future, fills in the case for biomedical moral enhancement which they have been making in journal articles recently
Julian Savulescu, the utilitarian bioethicist at Oxford University, has the perfect riposte when his opponents tell him that his proposals for genetic selection remind them of Nazi eugenics.
This year's laureates are both stem cell scientists.
The editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, has a radical utilitarian message, but he is preaching it in the most conventional of outlets, the UK edition of Reader’s Digest.
Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu has certainly won a lot of media exposure during the Olympic Games. He is a strong supporter of scrapping the zero-tolerance to doping in competitive sports. This week he was featured in "Room for Debate" in the New York Times.
A Washington Post blog has announced that the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, is preparing a special issue on infanticide.
Synthetic biology offers the prospect of annihilating life as we know it, says Julian Savulescu
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