Concept of liquid modernity and transhumanism according to Nick Bostrom

The concept of Liquid Modernity, by Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman, constitutes an excellent conceptual tool box with which to address the changes considered with regard to man and human nature based on the most recent advances in biotechnology and the challenge posed by...

Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of a new spiritual divide

Major survey reveals that it’s atheists who perpetuate the conflict between religious belief and science  The Garden of Eden with the Fall of Man, 1615, by Jan Brueghel the Elder and Peter Paul Rubens Photograph: Alamy The biblical account of creation and the fate of Adam and...

Transhumanism. Error of the gods or the power of man? A phylosofical approach

Technological progress urgently needs the emergence of moral progress so that the spark of reason does not consume the existence of humankind The technical skills of humans have always been remarkable throughout history, so much so that, even now, the artifacts of classical...

Charlie Gard, the sick baby hospital doctors want to disconnect. Medical and ethical assessement

He and his parents await the Judge’s decision regarding the possibility of withdrawing the life support who keep him alive and the possibility of receiving an experimental treatment in the United States. Dr. Hirano, the Rome doctor and Miss Yates were all hoping to convince...

Science and religion are complementary, said a great agnostic biologist

The opinion of the great American agnostic biologist Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) on Science and Religion, which he shared abundantly in essays on multiple scientific topics, held that there are complementary and are non-overlapping magisteria. Science and Religion...

Bioethical debates. Contributions of religion in the field of research and biomedical practice

As a general rule, bioethical debates deal with the questions raised by scientific-technical breakthroughs in the field of research and biomedical practice. The swiftness with which these advances take place calls into question whether moral philosophy —and in particular...

Human life value – Can religious beliefs influence medical practice?

Human life value and religious beliefs in medical practice and the ethic public debate. Religion continues to be of major social importance, so the question needs to be asked: how can religious beliefs influence medical practice? A study published in the Journal of Medica...