'Globalizing Bioethics: Religion, Principlism and Holism at the South Asian Crossroads'
A lecture by Professor Katherine K. Young, Faculty of Religious Studies; McGill University. This lecture is part of the seminar series in Faith and Globalisation.
Katherine K. Young, James McGill Professor, has a B.A. (University of Vermont) in Philosophy and Religion, an M.A. (University of Chicago) in the History of Religions and a Ph.D. (McGill University) in the History of Religions.
A Professor in McGill University's Faculty of Religious Studies (with a specialisation in the religions of South India) and a member of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law, her publications on comparative ethics and South Asian Ethics inlcude as author, co-author or co-editor, six chapters for The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics (2009), Religion and Law in the Global Modernity Village (2000), Hindu Ethics (1989) and Like an Autumn LeafL Old Age, Religion, Art and Modernity in Three Civilisations (forthcoming). In addition, she has published on the topics of Hindu and Buddhist views on self-willed death/assisted suicide, the status of the fetus, health and the ethical physician as spiritual person. She is currently working on two books funded by the Canadian Insitutes of Health Research.
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