Email Updates

Enter your email address to receive occasional updates and previews from The New Atlantis.

Browse By Topic

Bioethics and Medicine


While Bioethics Fiddles

Winter 2019Brendan P. Foht on the frivolous games academic ethicists play while baby manufacturing draws near

Toward a More Human Medicine

Spring 2017Aaron Rothstein on doctors, parts, and persons

Human Gene Editing Arrives in America

Reflections on the Instrumentalization of Human Life

July 28, 2017

Scientist, Scholar, Soul

Spring/Summer 2016

Marc D. Guerra on Margaret Edson’s play Wit and the temptation to hide from matters of ultimate meaning

Biomedicine and Its Cultural Authority

Winter 2016

Joseph E. Davis on the origins of our “health society” and why holistic medicine doesn’t catch on

Gene Editing: New Technology, Old Moral Questions

Winter 2016Brendan P. Foht on using CRISPR to help patients and design our descendants

Vaccines and Their Critics, Then and Now

Winter 2015Aaron Rothstein on the history and errors of the anti-vaccination movement

Appendix: State Laws on Human Cloning

Summer 2015

Part Five: Recommendations

Summer 2015

Part Four: Cloning Policy in the United States

Summer 2015