The Seminary Lectureship is on April 10, 2019 with Dr. Jeffrey P. Bishop.
Dr. Bishop is a social and moral philosopher, teaching bioethics, philosophy, and theology at Saint Louis University. Bishop’s scholarly work is focused on the historical, political, and philosophical conditions that underpin contemporary medical and scientific practices and theories. His interests are diverse, with publications in medical journals, philosophical journals, theological journals, and medical humanities journals. He has also written on diverse topics from transhumanism and enhancement technologies to clinical ethics consultation and medical humanities.
Bishop’s first book, The Anticipatory Corpse, is a philosophical history of the care of the dying, from ICU care to palliative care. He is completing a book on neuroscience, and another on religion and medicine.
Presentations will be at 9 am, 12 pm, and 2:30 pm.
Series Title — Technology, Transhumanism, and Christian Metaphysics
9 am – Lecture 1 – Technology and the Body – Dowling Auditorium in Restoration Hall
12 pm – Lecture 2 – Technology and the Moral Imaginary – Dowling Auditorium in Restoration Hall
2:30 pm – Lecture 3 – Technology, Practices, and Divine Worship – Dowling Auditorium in Restoration Hall