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Paul Ramsey Award Winner 2017

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The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network and the Paul Ramsey Award Nominating Committee are pleased to announce Professor David Albert Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Professor Jones is Director of The Anscombe Bioethics Centre in Oxford, England, the UK’s oldest national research center in bioethics (est. 1977), engaging in scholarship, […]

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Watch A Public Conversation on Surrogacy

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Julie Bindel, an original signer of the Stop Surrogacy Now statement who is a journalist, author, and human rights campaigner, traveled from her home in London to California’s San Francisco Bay Area in order to work with The Center for Bioethics and Culture (CBC), an organizational signer of the statement. Julie joined CBC Founder & […]

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Join Us In Person OR via Facebook LIVE

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UPDATE: Video of the event is here! Facebook video: YouTube: I hope that if you are in the Bay Area you will be able to join us in person on Friday night for a conversation on surrogacy with Julie Bindel, a renowned British expert on surrogacy (full details below). (Please get your tickets via eventbrite […]

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Did you know? California is the Reproductive Tourist Capital of the World!

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Join us for a Conversation onSurrogacy with Julie Bindel Journalist, Author, Human Rights Campaigner Against the Sexual Abuse of Women Special Bay Area only Event! Friday, November 11 The HUB, 3380 Vincent Rd, Pleasant Hill, California Even if you cannot join us, please help us spread the word — let your friends in the Bay […]

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An Immediate and Substantial Difference

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“Philanthropy is what makes the wheels turn” says Malcolm Gladwell in an episode of his new podcast “Revisionist History.” I’m a Gladwell fan, having read most of his books. My favorite of his podcasts so far is titled “My Little Hundred Million.” In it he talks about Henry “Hank” Rowan, who kickstarted philanthropy to higher […]

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Happy Birthday CBC!

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In the summer of 2000, Jennifer Lahl received the final paperwork establishing the Center for Bioethics and Culture as a non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit educational organization. It has been my great privilege to work with Jennifer here at the CBC since 2009, and be a part of what she has created and built. And, of […]

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People, Real Flesh and Blood Persons

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Remarks by Brent Waters, D.Phil. at theThirteenth Annual Paul Ramsey Award DinnerApril 16, 2016 Thank you, Gil, for that kind introduction, and thank you Jennifer and the members of the selection committee. When I learned that I had been selected to receive the Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics, I was both gratified and […]

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. . . for a human future

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We held our Thirteenth Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner on April 16 in Diablo, California. It was a wonderful gathering where we were able to honor the legacy of Paul Ramsey by presenting Dr. Brent Waters with the Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics and by highlighting the work of our Paul Ramsey Institute. […]

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You are Cordially Invited

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The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network cordially invites you to   The Thirteenth Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner honoring Brent Waters, D.Phil.2016 Paul Ramsey Award Recipient   at Diablo Country ClubDiablo, CA on Saturday, April 16, 2016Reception at 5:30 pm / Dinner at 6:30 pm   RSVP by March […]

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Photos from the 2015 Paul Ramsey Award Dinner

The 2015 Paul Ramsey Award Dinner was a great success. Below are a few photos from the evening to give you just a taste of the event. Christopher White, our Director of Research and Education, served as emcee for the evening. Paul Ramsey Institute Scholar Dr. Gilbert Meilaender presented the 2015 Paul Ramsey Award for […]

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Save the Date

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:00 PM 12th Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner Diablo Country Club Diablo, CA Contact info@cbc-network.org for information Formal invitation to follow Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact info@cbc-network.org. Share Tweet +1 Stumble Share PinShares 0

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Paul Ramsey Award Winner

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November 19, 2014, Pleasant Hill, CA — The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network and the Paul Ramsey Award Nominating Committee are pleased to announce John F. Kilner, Ph.D., as the recipient of the 2015 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Dr. Kilner is is the Franklin Forman Chair of Ethics, Professor of Bioethics […]

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The Eleventh Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner

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I may be biased, but I think this Ramsey Dinner may be the best one we’ve had. Dr. William Hurlbut, a Scholar of our Paul Ramsey Institute, presented the 2014 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics to Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy of the University of Chicago. Dr. Sulmasy spoke of Paul Ramsey’s method of […]

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Joseph Bottum Hits It Out of the Ballpark at CBC Paul Ramsey Dinner

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Friday, I was honored to be the emcee at the Center for Bioethics and Culture Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner. The award was given to Mary Ann Glendon. The keynoter was my wonderful friend, Joseph Bottum. He really put the problems we face in our […]

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Why Life and Death Matter

Author of the national bestseller Dakota Christmas, an e-book memoir of his childhood on the prairie, Joseph Bottum is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard and one of the nation’s most widely published essayists—with work appearing in journals from the Atlantic Monthly to the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and the Washington Post. The former […]

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Mary Ann Glendon, 2012 Paul Ramsey Award Recipient

Professor Mary Ann Glendon is the recipient of the 2012 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Prof. Glendon is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and served on the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2002 to 2005. The award was presented at The Center for Bioethics and Culture’s 9th Annual […]

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You are Invited

The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network extend a personal invitation to you for the upcoming Paul Ramsey Award Dinner Friday, March 23, 2012 Reception will begin at 6:00 pmDinner will begin at 6:30 pm Lakeside Olympic Club599 Skyline BoulevardSan Francisco, CA 94132   The recipient of the 2012 Paul […]

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You are Invited

The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network extend a personal invitation to you for the upcoming Paul Ramsey Award Dinner Friday, March 23, 2012 Reception will begin at 6:00 pmDinner will begin at 6:30 pm Lakeside Olympic Club599 Skyline BoulevardSan Francisco, CA 94132   The recipient of the 2012 Paul […]

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