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January 17-18, 2002
Meeting Agenda


Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20024

THURSDAY, January 17

 
8:30 am

Session 1 : Welcome and Opening Remarks.
Leon R. Kass, M.D., Chairman.


9:00 am Reactions and Opening Statements.
Members of Council.

10:00 am     Break


10:15 pm

Session 2 : Science and the Pursuit of Perfection.

Discussion of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Short Story, " The Birth-Mark ."


11:15 pm Break


11:20 pm Session 3 : How to Do Bioethics.
Discussion of Gilbert Meilaender Paper,
" In Search of Wisdom: Bioethics and the Character of Human Life ."

12:50 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Session 4 : Human Cloning 1: Human Procreation and Biotechnology.

 2:45 pm  

Adjournment




FRIDAY, January 18


8:30 am

Opening Remarks.
Leon R. Kass, M.D., Chairman.

Session 5 : Human Cloning 2: Ethical Issues in Clonal Reproduction.
Discussion of Cloning Working Paper #3:


10:00 am Break

10:15 am

Session 6 : Human Cloning 3: Policy Issues and "Research" Cloning.

" Appendix A : Typology of the Moral Status of the Embryo ."


11:45 am Break
12:00 pm

Session 7 : Public Comments.

Closing Remarks .
Leon R. Kass, M.D., Chairman.
1:00 pm Adjournment

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