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Dr. Edward J. Furton

Director of Publications

National Catholic Bioethics Center

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National Catholic Bioethics Center

The 6399 Drexel Road

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19151

United States

Company Description

The National Catholic Bioethics Center is a research and educational institute committed to applying the moral teachings of the Catholic Church to ethical issues arising in health care and the life sciences. The NCBC provides consultations to individuals ... more

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Background Information

Education

Ph.D.

doctoral degree

philosophy

The Catholic University of America

master's Degree

philosophy

The Catholic University of America

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National Catholic Bioethics Center :: Meet the Ethicists

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Edward J. Furton, Ph.D., Director of Publications

Dr. Furton serves in an active dual role at the NCBC as one of the Center's four ethicists and also as Director of Publications. He is Editor-in-Chief of The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Editor of Ethics & Medics, a monthly bulletin on moral issues in the health and life sciences, and edits books published by the Center, most recently, the proceedings from the Twenty-first Workshop for Bishops entitled Urged On By Christ: Catholic Health Care in Tension with Contemporary Culture. He received his master's and doctoral degrees in philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and has taught at St. Charles Borromeo Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, LaSalle University in Philadelphia, and Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been a member of the National Catholic Bioethics Center staff since 1997. Dr. Furton subscribes to the natural law theory of ethics, and has written and spoken on many topics in bioethics, including stem cell research, vaccine use, brain death, organ donation, and physician-assisted suicide. He is also interested in the role of religion in American public life and the philosophy of the American Founders. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and five children.


National Catholic Bioethics Center :: Staff

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EDWARD J. FURTON, M.A., Ph.D. Director of Publications and Ethicist 215-877-2660 x208


"In terms of cases, we don't ...

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"In terms of cases, we don't get the easy ones - and that's when they call us," said Dr. Edward J. Furton, director of publications for the NCBC.

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"No one out there has a moral tradition as highly sophisticated as that of the Catholic Church," Dr. Furton said.


The National Catholic Bioethics Center

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EDWARD J. FURTON, M.A., Ph.D. Director of Publications and Ethicist 215-877-2660 x208


The National Catholic Bioethics Center

ncbcenter.org [cached]

Edward J. Furton, Ph.D., Director of Publications

Dr. Furton serves in an active dual role at the NCBC as one of the Center's four ethicists and also as Director of Publications. He is Editor-in-Chief of The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Editor of Ethics & Medics, a monthly bulletin on moral issues in the health and life sciences, and edits books published by the Center, most recently, the proceedings from the Twenty-first Workshop for Bishops entitled Urged On By Christ: Catholic Health Care in Tension with Contemporary Culture. He received his master's and doctoral degrees in philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and has taught at St. Charles Borromeo Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, LaSalle University in Philadelphia, and Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been a member of the National Catholic Bioethics Center staff since 1997. Dr. Furton subscribes to the natural law theory of ethics, and has written and spoken on many topics in bioethics, including stem cell research, vaccine use, brain death, organ donation, and physician-assisted suicide. He is also interested in the role of religion in American public life and the philosophy of the American Founders. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and five children.

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