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Miller to deliver lectures on bioethics at Texas State

Posted by University News Service

April 26, 2010


Jessica Miller, a professor of philosophy and a clinical bioethicist at the University of Maine, will deliver two lectures on bioethics Tuesday, April 27, on the campus of Texas State University-San Marcos.


Miller will speak on the topic “Feminist Bioethics: What it is and why it matters” at 12:30 p.m. in Room 132 of the Psychology Building.


She will speak on “How the new brain science is changing the way we think about ethics” at 3:30 p.m. in Room 407 of the Lampasas Building.


Both lectures are free and open to the public.


Miller’s work deals with a broad range of ethical issues in contemporary medicine, including ethics and addiction, ethics in research, ethics in rural medicine, ethics at the end of life, neuroethics and trust.


For further information, contact Craig Hanks at or (512) 245-2282.