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John Keown

Title

Rose F. Kennedy Professor in Christian Ethics

Department

Department of Philosophy
General profile

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Alt. phone

202-687-8099

Fax

202-687-8089

Location

Office hours

by appointment only

Bio

John Keown, D.Phil., Ph.D., holds the Rose F. Kennedy Chair of Christian Ethics in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.

With a degree in law from the University of Cambridge, he received his doctorate from the University of Oxford. His research has been cited widely, in particular by the U.S. Supreme Court (in its decision on physician-assisted suicide), by the English Court of Appeal (in the conjoined twins case, 2000); and by the House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics.

He is the author, co-author or editor of six books, and is currently working on two more.

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