The Human Person: Challenges for Science, Religion and Governance


Rapid advances in science and technology are raising fundamental questions about human life, flourishing, suffering, and death. When does human life begin and deserve protection? How is deeper knowledge of genetics reshaping our conceptions of the human person? What does it mean to live and die with dignity amid 21st technologies? These and other ethical questions at the intersection of science and the human person have a global character, encompassing all of humanity.

Date: March 3-4, 2014

Venue: Georgetown University in Qatar

Presentations from the 2014 Conference – from the Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing’s QScience (includes all papers below).