In 2008, Robert Perlman, who taught courses in evolutionary medicine at the University of Chicago, complained in the Review, “This spring, under the chairmanship of Edmund Pellegrino, the Council [President’s Council on Bioethics] published a reader, ‘Human Dignity and Bioethics’, to expand and clarify the concept of human dignity. The neglect or dismissal of evolution in this volume is striking.”5
Striking? Why? No non-human ancestor is on the examining table.
Of course, writers and editors for publications like the Review might not think that matters. When one is sufficiently steeped in Darwinian evolution, bodies of scientific fact gain value principally by their association with it. More.
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