A Scientist's Life: 10 Things USD's Lawrence Hinman Has Done

 

San Diego Union Tribune -- Meet Lawrence Hinman, the philosophy professor who co-founded and helped to direct the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology at the University of San Diego.

Hinman, 66, was trained in ancient Greek and classical modern German philosophy. But since the 1990s, he’s also been a leading voice on ethical issues in science, ranging from stem cell research to search engines to robotics. Hinman sees his work as “dedicated to promoting the thoughtful discussion of difficult moral issues, especially those raised by recent developments in science and technology that challenge us to reflect on our traditional values and the unique opportunities emerging in the 21st century.” (Full Story)

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