Jonathan D. Moreno is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania where he is a Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) professor. He is also professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, of History and Sociology of Science, and of Philosophy. Moreno frequently contributes to such publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Science, Nature, Slate, Foreign Affairs, Axios.com, The Huffington Post and Psychology Today. He often appears on broadcast and online media, and was a columnist for ABCNews.com. The American Journal of Bioethics has called him “the quietly most interesting bioethicist of our time.” Moreno is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, was an Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral fellow and holds an honorary doctorate from Hofstra University. He is a recipient of the College of William and Mary Law School Benjamin Rush Medal, the Dr. Jean Mayer Award for Global Citizenship from Tufts University and the Penn Alumni Faculty Award of Merit. He holds the honorary Visiting Professorship in History at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. His new book (with Amy Gutmann) is “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America” (Liveright).
Amy Gutmann and Jonathan D. Moreno Presentation: New Book
Launch new book "Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics & Transformation of Health Care in America" (Liveright) in discussion with Andrea Mitchell. Intro by: Paul Farhi.
Amy Gutmann is president of the University of Pennsylvania and the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science in the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication at Penn. She also has secondary faculty appointments in philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education. Gutmann has published widely on the value of education and deliberation in
democracy, on the importance of access to higher education and health care, on “the good, the bad and the ugly” of identity politics and on the essential role of ethics – especially professional and political ethics – in public affairs. Her new book (with Jonathan D. Moreno) is “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America” (Liveright).
Selected Works at the Library of Congress
- Gutmann, Amy
- Amy Gutmann and Jonathan D. Moreno Book Signing Line No. 22
- Amy Gutmann and Jonathan D. Moreno Presentation
Appearances at the 2019 National Book Festival
Jonathan D. MorenoPhoto credit: © University of Pennsylvania
Saturday, August 31, 2019
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