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Berman Institute Receives $15 Million Donation
The Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has received a $15 million donation to “to support the education and training of future leaders in the field of bioethics” and create the Ruth R. Faden Endowment for Education in Bioethics.
Giving the Horse A Thorough Dental Exam
T1: Johns Hopkins announces that its Department of Philosophy is receiving a $75 million gift from investor Bill Miller—the largest single donation ever to a philosophy department.
T2: Philosophers say, “This isn’t a good idea.” (more…)
Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins Might Be Closed (incl. petition; guest post from JHU PhD Student) – Updated
The Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center, which counts several philosophers among its core and associated faculty, puts on philosophical programs, and describes its members as sharing “a commitment to philosophical questions,” is under threat of closure. (more…)