Call for Papers: Ancient Philosophy and Bioethics

Studies in the History of Ethics, a web-based, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high quality research and reviews in the history of ethics, announces a special call for papers for a symposium to be published in summer 2006.

                      TOPIC
Bioethics: Perennial Questions, Ancient Insights

Authors are invited to submit manuscripts of 4,000-10,000 words that explore the relationship between ancient Western philosophy and philosophical questions in bioethics. The editors are interested in historically-oriented manuscripts that address such topics as:

The physician/patient relationship
Justice and access to health care
The role of the physician in society
Virtue and medicine
Conceptions of disease and health
Clinical topics (i.e. abortion, euthanasia, cloning, etc.)

                      GUEST EDITOR
Ryan Spellecy, Medical College of Wisconsin

                      SUBMISSIONS
E-mail submissions, preferably in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format, to
submissions@historyofethics.org.  The journal’s full submission
guidelines can be found at
http://www.historyofethics.org/submissions.html.

                     DEADLINE
May 22, 2006