Day of Learning: Presidents Day
With Professor Paul Root Wolpe
Director, Center for Ethics, Emory University
Professor Wolpe is a nationally recognized authority in the field of ethics, a keen observer of ethical issues in medicine, technology, and space exploration. He will identify ethical dilemmas and how they may be understood in the 2000-year Jewish tradition and in modern thinking. He will discuss the Jewish disproportionate representation in the field of ethics, and the reason for this.
Sessions will include:
“You Shall Surely Heal” - Jewish Contributions to Contemporary Ethics
When A House Falls on You on Shabbat: Ancient Texts and Modern Bioethical Dilemmas
Jews in Space! Unique Ethical and Bioethical Challenges
What We (Think We) Know About Ethics is Wrong: Insights of 30 Years As A (Jewish) Ethicist
$50 In advance for Friends
$65 In advance for the general public
$75 At the door for all
The registration fee for this Day of Learning includes morning coffee and “nosh,” along with a kosher lunch.