Scholarly Publications + Articles

Book

Moral Acquaintances: Methodology in Bioethics, (Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000).

Edited Books

  1. Birth, Suffering, and Death: Catholic Perspectives at The Edges of Life, eds. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., F. Abel, S.J., J.C. Harvey (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992).
  2. Critical Care and Critical Choices: Catholic Perspectives on Allocating Resources in Intensive Care Medicine (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995).
  3. Infertility: A Crossroad of Faith, Medicine, and Technology (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996).
  4. Choosing Life: A Dialogue on Evangelium Vitae, eds. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., and Alan C. Mitchell (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1997).

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Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

  1. “How Images of Health Care Can Shape the Future,” Health Progress, 67 (November 1986), 34ff.
  2. “Institutional Integrity: Toleration, Approval, and Holy War or 'Always True to You in My Fashion',” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (April 1991), pp. 211-220.
  3. “Common Morality, Virtue, and Abortion,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (June 1991), 361-367.
  4. “Health Care Rationing and Insured Access: Does the Catholic Tradition Have Anything to Say?,” Linacre Quarterly 58 (August 1991), pp. 50-58.
  5. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and K. Wildes, “The Artificial Donation of Human Gametes,” Human Reproduction: Current and Future Ethical Issues, ed. W. A. Walters, (London: Bailliere Tindall, 1991), pp. 637-658.
  6. “Life as a Basic Human Good,” Birth, Suffering, and Death: Catholic Perspectives at The Edges of Life, eds. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., F. Abel, S.J., and J.C. Harvey, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), pp. 145-154.
  7. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Il concetto di persona e il fondamento di un'autorita morale laica,” Bioethica e Persona, ed. E. Agazzi (Milan: Franco Angeli Press, 1993), pp. 13-26.
  8. “The Priesthood of Bioethics and the Return of Casuistry,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 18 (February 1993), pp. 33-49. [Reprinted in Health Care and the Law: A Multidisciplinary Reader, ed., J.H. Robinson, R. M. Berry, and K. McDonnell (Carolina Academic Press, 1998)].
  9. “Conscience and the Moral Geography of Physician-Assisted Suicide,” The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 18 (June 1993), pp. 323-328.
  10. “Tecnologia medica y el surgimiento de la bioetica,” Mensaje, 42 (May 1993), 129-132.
  11. “Respondeo: Method and Content in Casuistry,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 19 (February 1994), pp. 115-119.
  12. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Postmodernity and Limits on the Human Body: Libertarianism by Default,” Medicine Unbounded: The Human Body, Emerging Issues in Biomedical Policy, Vol. III, eds. R. Blank and A. Bonnicksen, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1994), pp. 62-71.
  13. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “The Four Principles of Health Care and Post-Modernity: Why a Libertarian Interpretation is Unavoidable,” Principles of Health Care Ethics, ed. Raanan Gillon (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994), pp. 135-147.
  14. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “The Emergence of Secular Bioethics,” Principles of Medical Biology, eds. E.E. Bittar and N. Bittar, (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1994), pp. 1-15. (See #43)
  15. “La muerte y el morir en una epoca de medicina de alta tecnologia,” Mensaje 43, (July 1994), pp. 289-295. Re-published in Persona y Sociedad 8 (September 1994), pp. 84-95.
  16. “Bioethics and the Foundation of Secular Moral Authority,” Proceedings of the Jesuit Philosophical Association 56 (1994), pp. 11-21.
  17. “Bioetica en una sociedad secular,” Persona y Sociedad 8, (September 1994), pp. 51-56.
  18. “Asignacion de recursos, atencion de salud y justicia,” Persona y Sociedad 8, (September 1994), pp. 65-73.
  19. “In the Light of the Splendor: Veritatis Splendor and Moral Theology,” Kennedy Institute Journal 4, (March, 1994), pp. 13-25.
  20. “Particularism in Bioethics: Balancing Secular and Religious Concerns,” The University of Maryland Law Review 53 (1994), pp.1220-1237.
  21. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Philosophy of Medicine,” Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. Warren T. Reich (New York: Simon & Schuster MacMillian Publishing Company, 1995), pp.1680-1684.
  22. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Health and Disease: Philosophical Perspectives,” Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. Warren T. Reich (New York: Simon & Schuster MacMillian Publishing Company, 1995), pp. 1101-1106.
  23. “Homicide, Marriage, and the Will of God: Catholic Perspectives on Abortion,” Abortion in Transatlantic Perspectives, eds. H.M. Sass and M. Stassen, (Washington, D.C.: AICGS Seminar Papers, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995), pp. 7-16.
  24. “Is Boxing Ethically Supportable?” Medicine and Boxing, ed. Robert Cantu, (Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1995), pp. 117-128.
  25. “Conserving Life and Conserving Means: Lead Us Not Into Temptation,” Critical Care and Critical Choices: Catholic Perspectives on Allocating Resources in Intensive Care, ed. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995), pp. 105-118.
  26. “A Memo from the Central Office: The 'Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services',” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 5 (1995), pp. 133-139.
  27. “The Sanctity of Human Life: Secular Moral Authority, Biomedicine, and the Role of the State,” Sanctity of Life and Human Dignity: Ethical Conflicts in Modern Medicine, ed. K. Bayertz (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996), pp. 241-256.
  28. “Sanctity of Life: A Study in Ambiguity and Confusion,” Japanese and Western Bioethics, ed. Kazumas Hoshino (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996), pp. 89-101.
  29. “Ordinary and Extraordinary Means and the Quality of Life,” Theological Studies 56 (1996), pp. 500-512.
  30. “In Vitro Fertilization; Secular Moral Authority, Biomedicine, and the Role of the State,” Infertility: A Crossroad of Faith, Medicine, and Technology, ed. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996), pp. 181-194.
  31. “Death: A Persistent Controversial State,” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 6 (1996), pp. 378-381.
  32. “Engelhardt's Communitarian Ethics: The Hidden Assumptions,” Reading Engelhardt, ed. Brendan Minogue (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997), pp. 77-93.
  33. “Case Commentary: In the Care of a Nurse,” Hastings Center Report 27 (September-October, 1997), pp. 24.
  34. “In the Service of Life: Evangelium Vitae and Medical Research,” Choosing Life: A Dialogue on Evangelium Vitae, eds. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., and Alan C. Mitchell, (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1997), pp. 186-198.
  35. “Healthy Skepticism: The Emperor Has Very Few Clothes,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 22, (1997), pp. 365-371.
  36. “Institutional Identity, Integrity, and Conscience,” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 7, (1997), pp. 413-419.
  37. “Redesigning the Human Genome: Are There Constraints From Nature?,” Germ-Line Intervention and Our Responsibilities to Future Generations, ed. E. Agius and S. Busuttil, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998), pp. 35-49.
  38. “Ownership of the Human Body and Secular Ethics,” Ownership of the Human Body, ed. H. Ten Have, Jos. V. M. Weile, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998), pp. 143-157.
  39. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., and Robert B. Wallace, “Relationships With Payers and Institutions that Manage and Deliver Patient Services,” Surgical Ethics, eds. L. B. McCullough, J.W. Jones, B. A. Brody, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 367-383.
  40. “Quaestio Disputata: When Does Quality of Life Count? A Response to Meilaender,” Theological Studies 59 (1998), pp. 505-508.
  41. “Solidarity in Secular Societies: Engelhardt and the Post-Modern Dilemma,” Solidarity, ed. Kurt Bayertz (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999) 309-315. [also published as “Solidarität in säkulären Gesellschaften. Engelhardt und das postmoderne Dilemme,” in Solidarität: Begriff und Problem, ed. Kurt Bayertz, (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1998), pp. 453-462.].
  42. “Hope — A Necessary Virtue for Health Care,” Bioethics Forum 15 (1999): 25-29.
  43. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “In The Beginning: The Emergence of Secular Bioethics,” Advances in Bioethics: Bioethics for Medical Education, eds. R. Edwards and E.E. Bittar, (Stamford, Conn.: JAI Press, 1995) (revision of #14), pp. 1-16.
  44. “More Questions Than Answers,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 24 (1999): 307-311.
  45. “The Logics of Medicine: Discovery and Evaluation,” Life — The Human Being Between Life and Death, eds. A.T. Tymieniecka and Z. Zalenski, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999), (Analecta Husserliana LXIV), pp. 49-56.
  46. “Bioethics in the New Millennium,” Ethical Dilemmas in the New Millennium, ed. Francis A. Eigo, (Villanova, Pa.: The Villanova University Press, 2000).
  47. “The Crisis of Medicine: Philosophy and the Social Construction of Medicine,” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 11 (2001): 75-91.
  48. “Bioethics as Social Philosophy,” Social Philosophy & Policy 19 (2002): 113-125. Reprinted in Bioethics, ed. E.F. Paul, F.D. Miller, Jr., J. Paul, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), pp. 113-125.
  49. “Creating Critical Care Resources: Implications for Distributive Justice,” Allocating Scarce Medical Resources: Roman Catholic Perspectives, ed. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., Mark J. Cherry, (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2002),pp. 200-211.
  50. “Religion in Bioethics: A Rebirth,” Christian Bioethics 8 (2002): pp. 163-174.
  51. “Eyes Wide Shut: Scofield on Engelhardt,” HEC Forum 14 (2002): 363-366.
  52. “Reshaping the Human: Technology, Medicine, and Bioethics,” Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik, D. Hüber, ed., (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2003), pp. 227-236.
  53. “Institutional Integrity in Health Care: Tony Soprano and Family Values,” Institutional Integrity in Health Care, ed., A.S. Iltis, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003), pp. 7-28.
  54. "Living Out the Tradition", Christian Bioethics 9 (2003):299-302.
  55. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Philosophy of Medicine,” Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd edition, ed. Stephen G. Post, vol. 3, (New York: MacMillian Reference USA, 2004), pp. 1738-1742, (revision of number 21).
  56. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Health and Disease: Philosophical Perspectives,” Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd edition, ed. Stephen G. Post, Vol. 2, (New York: MacMillian Reference USA, 2004), pp. 1075-1081, (revisions of number 22).
  57. “Patients: The Rosetta Stone in the Crisis of Medicine,” Cambridge Quarterly 16 (Spring 2005): 168-176.
  58. “Whose Nature? Natural Law in a Pluralistic World”, The Death of Metaphysics; The Death of Culture, ed. Mark J. Cherry, (Dordrecht: Springer, 2006), 31-39.
  59. “Global and Particular Bioethics”, Global Bioethics, ed. H. T. Engelhardt, Jr., (Salem, MA: M & M Scrivener Press, 2006), 362-379.
  60. “Ethics and Deep Moral Ambiguity”, Pluralistic Casuistry: Balancing Moral Arguments, Economic Realities, and Political Theory, eds. Mark J. Cherry and Ana Iltis, (Dordrecht: Springer, 2007), 37-48.
  61. "The Rebirth of a City: Birth and Achievement of the Ethics Review Board," Seattle Journal for Social Justice 7 (2009): 127-138.
  62. “Completing the Picture: Engelhardt’s Christian Bioethics,” At the Roots of Christian Bioethics, eds., Ana Smith Iltis and Mark Cherry, (Salem, MA: Scrivener Publishing. 2010), 89-104.

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Invited Articles and Book Chapters

  1. “Finitude, Religion, and Medicine: The Search for Meaning in the Post-Modern World,” Birth, Suffering, and Death: Catholic Perspectives at the Edges of Life, eds., Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., F. Abel, S.J., J. C. Harvey, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), pp. 1-7.
  2. “Principles, Rules, Duties, and Babel: Bioethics in the Face of Post-Modernity,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 17 (October 1992), pp. 483-485.
  3. “Moral Authority, Moral Standing and Moral Controversy,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 18 (August 1993),pp. 347-350.
  4. “Concepts, Comparisons and Moral Controversies,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 18 (October 1993), pp. 431-436.
  5. “After the Fall: Particularism in Bioethics,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 18 (December 1993), pp. 505-509.
  6. “Toleration and Moral Diversity: Bosnia or Pennsylvania,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 19 (April 1994), pp. 123-128.
  7. “The Ecumenical and Non-Ecumenical Dialectic of Christian Bioethics,” Christian Bioethics 1 (September 1995), pp. 121-127.
  8. “The Moral Paradox of Critical Care Medicine,” Critical Choices and Critical Care: Catholic Perspectives on Allocating Resources in Intensive Care Medicine, ed., Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995), pp. 1-4.
  9. “Technology, Reproduction, and Faith,” Infertility: A Crossroad of Faith, Medicine, and Technology, ed., Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996), pp. 1-5.
  10. “Health Care, Equality, and Inequality: Christian Perspectives and Disagreements,” Christian Bioethics (December 1996), pp. 271-279.

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Edited Monographs

  1. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 17 (October 1992) “Principles and Persons.”
  2. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 18 (August 1993) “Moral Standing and Moral Controversy.”
  3. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 18 (October 1993) “International Comparisons and Moral Controversies.”
  4. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 18 (December 1993) “The View From Somewhere: The Bioethics of Particular Communities.”
  5. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 19 (April 1994) “Toleration and Bioethics.”
  6. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Christian Bioethics, 1 (September 1995) “Why Christian Bioethics is Non-Ecumenical.”
  7. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., (ed.), Christian Bioethics, 1 (December 1996) “Inequalities in Health Care.”
  8. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., and Cathleen Kaveny (eds.), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 24 (June 1999) “Health Care As A Commodity?”

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Book Reviews

  1. Norbert Elias, The Loneliness of the Dying, Journal of Social Philosophy 19 (Summer 1988).
  2. Human Life: Its Beginnings and Development, by International Federation of Catholic Universities (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1988), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 15 (December 1990): 697-698.
  3. Integrity in Health Care Institutions, Academic Medicine 67 (March, 1992): 161-162.
  4. Robert M. Veatch, The Patient-Physician Relation: The Patient as Partner, Part 2, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders 181 (1993): 460.
  5. Eberhard Schockenhoff, Ethik des Theologisher Grundriss, Theological Studies 56 (1995): 184-185.
  6. Frederick Sontag, Wittenstein and the Mystical: Philosophy as an Ascetic Practice, Review of Metaphysics, September 1996, pp. 188-198.
  7. Edwin Dubose, The Illusion of Trust: Toward a Medical Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age, Theological Studies 57 (1996): 576-577.
  8. Maura Ryan, Todd Whitmore, eds., The Challenge of Global Stewardship: Roman Catholic Responses, Ethics 109 (1999): 706.
  9. Audrey R. Chapman, Unprecedented Choices: Religious Ethics at the Frontier of Genetic Science, Theological Studies 62 (2001): 183-184.
  10. Norman Ford, The Prenatal Person: Ethics from Conception to Birth, Journal of Medical Ethics 29 (2003): 374.
  11. Aurora Plomer, The Law and Ethics of Medical Research: International Bioethics and Human Rights in Human Rights Review 9 (2008): 155

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Miscellaneous Publications

  1. “The Religious Life and a Theology of Hope,” Dimension, pp. 185-188.
  2. “Edmund D. Pellegrino: A Biographical Note,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (15 June 1990) pp. 243-244.
  3. “The Evolving Limits of Health Care,” Chicago Tribune, (23 June 1993), Section 1, pp. 17.
  4. “Health Reform and the Seduction of Technology,” America 170, (9 April 1994), pp. 30.
  5. “In the Name of the Father: Karol Wojtyla's Philosophical Journey,” New Republic 211, 26, (26 December 1994), pp. 21-25.
  6. “Addiction Addicts,” New York Times, (20 November 1997), pp. A-39.
  7. “Medicalization and Social Ills,” America 180, (3 April 1999), pp. 16-18.
  8. “The Stem Cell Report,” America 181, (16 October 1999), pp. 12-14.
  9. “Patient No More,” America 185, (16-23 July 2001), pp. 8-10.
  10. “An Ethicist’s Perspective”, After Katrina: 2 Presidents Reflect, The Chronicle of Higher Education, LII, Number 33, (21 April 2006), B-12-13.
  11. "Medical Ethics to Bioethics: The Quest for Integrity in Health Care," 8, (Winter 2007), p. 17.
  12. "Intellect, Diversity make us the essence of America", The Times-Picayune , 18 June 2007.
  13. “Searching for an Honest Person, or 10”, The Times-Picayune, 25 July 2008.
  14. "Violence is Everyone's Problem", The Times Picayune, 22 November 2012.
  15. "'Thou Shalt Not Kill': A new Street Code for New Orleans", The Huffington Post, 13 December 2012.
  16. "It's Up To All Of US to Understand The Cost of Health Care", The Times Picayune, 24 March 2013.
  17. "Death has Become a Choice", The Huffington Post, 22 January 2014

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Invited Papers and Lectures

  1. “The Tension of Community in America,” Paper given at a meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers, Lexington, Ky., April 1982.
  2. “The Dilemma of Health Care Rationing and the Catholic Moral Tradition,” for The Catholic Physicians' Guild, Houston, Tex., 18 October 1990.
  3. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Beyond Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Bioethical Assessment of Some Issues Associated with the Development and Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems,” Background paper, Institute of Medicine Study Report, The Artificial Heart Program: Prototypes, Policies, and Patients, 1991.
  4. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “The Concept of Person and the Foundation of Secular Moral Authority,” Conference paper for “The Concept of Person as a Possible Foundation for Bioethics,” sponsored by the University of Genoa, December 1990.
  5. Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., and Stuart F. Spicker, “Ownership of the Human Body: Biomedical Interventions, Statutory Limits, and Philosophical Foundations,” International Research Project, Catholic University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, May 1992.
  6. “The Limits of State Moral Authority: The Idea of 'Menschenwürde' and 'Sanctity of Life' in Ethical Conflicts in Modern Medicine,” Zentrum fur Interdisziplinäre Forschung, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, October 1992.
  7. “The Neighbor in Need: Religious Views of Organ Donation,” Clergy Education Conference, Sponsored by LifeGift (Organ Procurement Organization), Houston, Tex., 4 November 1992.
  8. “Health Care and the Allocation of Resources: The Roman Catholic Tradition,” Medical School, University Santo Tomas, Manila, The Philippines, 10 February 1993.
  9. “Theological Perspectives on Abortion” for “The Abortion Debate in Transatlantic “Perspective,” American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Washington, D.C., 22 March 1993.
  10. “Lead Us Not into Temptation: Distinguishing Ordinary and Extraordinary Means,” Society for the History of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex., 13 April 1993.
  11. “Preserving Life and Conserving Means: Lead Us Not into Temptation,” Conference on Intensive Care Medicine, International Federation of Catholic Universities, Barcelona, Spain, April 1993.
  12. “Pain, Suffering, and Finitude: Medicine and the Confrontation with Limits” for “European Bioethics Seminar: Health Care Issues in Pluralistic Societies,” Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 11-15 May 1993.
  13. “Advance Directives in Health Care: Lessons in Finitude,” Bioethics Symposium, sponsored by Loyola College and Center for Biomedical Ethics of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md., 27 May 1993.
  14. “Creating Justice: AIDS and Resource Allocation,” for the Health Care Ethics Program, Loyola College, Baltimore, Md., 26 October 1993.
  15. “Advance Directives and Physician-Assisted Suicide: Lessons in Finitude,” University of Maryland Medical Center, Nurses Forum on AIDS, Baltimore, Md., 10 November 1993.
  16. H.T. Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin W. Wildes, S.J., “Authority, Tradition, and Liberty: The Compatibility of Roman Catholicism and the Liberal State,” for Liberty Fund Conference, “Tradition, Liberty, and Community,” Houston, Tex., February 1994.
  17. “Bioethics and the Foundation of Secular Moral Authority,” for Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Jesuit Philosophical Association, Atlanta, Ga., 25 March 1994.
  18. “The Gospel of Inequality,” University of Kentucky Health Forum, “Health Care Rationing: Entitlements, Economics, and Health Care Practices,” Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, Ky., 7 April 1994.
  19. “Religious Bioethics in a Post-Christian World,” University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, 8 April 1994.
  20. “Conscientious Refusal by Clinicians to Honor Legally Enforceable Requests to Withhold or Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatment,” Ethics Advisory Committees Annual Meeting, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Buffalo, N.Y., 19 May 1994.
  21. “Inequality in Health Care: Its Necessity and Appropriateness,” Philosophy Department, SUN.Y. Buffalo, 19 May 1994.
  22. “Bioethics in a Secular Society,” Seminar on Bioethics and Society,” Seminario Bioetica en la Sociedad Actual, Sponsored by ILADES and Mensaje, Santiago, Chile, 31 May 1994.
  23. “Resource Allocation, Health Care, and Justice: Catholic Concerns in a Secular Society,” Seminario Bioetica en la Sociedad Actual, Sponsored by ILADES and Mensaje, Santiago, Chile, 31 May 1994.
  24. “Death and Dying in an Age of High Technology Medicine,” Seminario Bioetica en la Sociedad Actual, Sponsored by ILADES and Mensaje, Santiago, Chile, 1 June 1994.
  25. “Sanctity of Life and Respect for Life: Frameworks for Death and Dying,” Japan Bioethics Congress, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, 2-4 September 1994.
  26. “The Death of Health Reform,” Humanities Lecture, University of Maryland Medical System, 16 September 1994.
  27. “Solidarity, Community, and Post-Modernity,” Solidarity Conference, Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung, Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, 15 October 1994.
  28. “Prudence and the Natural Law,” Faculty Text Seminar, Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Md., 17 November 1994.
  29. “The Evolution of Justice: Health Care and Catholic Social Teaching,” Perspectives on Justice Lecture Series, Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Md., 17 November 1994.
  30. “Health Care Delivery and the Christian Tradition,” The Fifteenth Annual Loyola Physicians Seminar, Temkin Mercy Medical Center and Walsh University, Canton, Ohio, 21 January 1995.
  31. “Particular Commitments, Common Problems: Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Contemporary Bioethics,” Center for Ethics in Public Policy and the Professions, Emory University, and the Georgia Ethics Committee Consortium, Atlanta, Ga., 2 February 1995.
  32. “The Moral Agent and Physician Assisted Suicide,” Law and Medicine Society, University of Tulsa School of Law and St. Anne Institute, Tulsa, Okla., 24 February 1995.
  33. “Redesigning Human Nature: Are There Moral Constraints?,” for Genetic Engineering and our Responsibilities Towards Future Generations, University of Malta and UNESCO, Valetta, Malta, 17-19 September 1995.
  34. “Through a Glass Darkly: Engelhardt's Communitarian Bioethics,” Plenary Address for “Ethics, Medicine and Health Care: An Appraisal of the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.,” Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, 30 September 1995.
  35. “Medical Research and the Future of Medicine,” Evangelium Vitae Conference, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 12 November 1995.
  36. “The New Is Old: Autonomy, Quality of Life, and Futility in the Sixteenth Century,” The John P. McGovern Lecture, History of Medicine Society, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex., 13 February 1996.
  37. “The Divine and the Human: Foundations of Jewish and Catholic Bioethics,” Jewish Biomedical Ethics Conference, Georgetown University Medical Center, 21 April 1996.
  38. “The Logics of Medicine: Discovery and Evaluation,” Man, Medicine, Philosophy: Tradition and Prospects Conference, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 10 May 1996.
  39. “Does Philosophy of Medicine Exist?,” Tenth Annual Conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 16 August 1996.
  40. “Technology and the Emerging Problems of Bioethics,” Universidad Catolica del Maule, Talca, Chile, 8 January 1997.
  41. “Physician Assisted Suicide and the Moral Imagination,” Rosemarie E. Liberatore Symposium Lecture, St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, Md., 13 May 1997.
  42. “Ethical Issues in Evolving Organizational Structures,” Leadership Institute for Health Care Professionals, Georgetown University (Schools of Nursing and Business) Washington, D.C., 1 August 1997.
  43. “Just War and the Nature of Conflict and Approaches to Peace,” International Peace, Security, and Conflict Management Conference, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C., 13 August 1997.
  44. “Spirituality, Ethics, and the Allocation of Resources,” Limiting Access to Medical Treatment in an Age of Medical Progress conference, International Academy of Philosophy, Liechtenstein, 30 August-1 September, 1997.
  45. “Institutional Conscience: Is it Possible?,” 1997 Robert B. Rasmus Memorial Lecture, Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis., 29 September 1997.
  46. “Institutional Conscience in Education, Health Care and Business,” Viterbo College, La Crosse, Wis., 29 September 1997.
  47. “Mergers and Partnerships: Cooperation Revisited,” St. Agnes Hospital and Daughters of Charity Systems, Baltimore, Md., 30 September 1997.
  48. “Justice and the Place of Hospice,” National Hospice Organization, Atlanta, Ga., 15 October 1997.
  49. “In The Service of Life,” Richard Franklin Memorial Address, Annual Veterans Affairs Chaplain Leadership Convocation, Arlington, Va., 9 December 1997.
  50. “Institutional Conflicts, Conscience, and Managed Care,” Managed Care: Challenges for the Disability Community, American Association on Mental Retardation, Orlando, Fla., 2 February 1998.
  51. “Taxation, Justice, and Health Care,” Limiting Access to Medical Treatment Conference, Houston, Tex., 9 February 1998.
  52. “Human Cloning: Ethical Issues and Social Challenges,” Bioethics Lecture Series, Health Care Educators Meeting, University of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa, 12 March 1998.
  53. “Health Care Ethics: Practices and Policies,” Inaugural Conference for the Gulf Centre for Excellence in Ethics, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 26 April 1998.
  54. “Ethical Challenges in Managed Care,” Grand Rounds, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and Caritas Christi Health Care Network, Boston, Mass., 24 September 1998.
  55. “Margin and Mission: Institutional Identity at Risk,” Annual Sister Margaret James Lecture, St. Agnes Hospital and Daughters of Charity Health System, Baltimore, Md., 23 October 1998.
  56. “Scientific Manipulation of Human Life,” Scholars Symposium, The University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 22 March 1999.
  57. “Biotechnology, Human Life and the Soul,” 4th Annual Ethics Symposium, “Brave New World? Ethical Dilemmas of Medical Technology,” Clark Center, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., 7 April 1999.
  58. “Developing and Allocating Resources in Healthcare: The Roman Catholic Social Tradition,” for “Limiting Access to Medical Treatment in an Age of Medical Progress,” Dublin, Ireland, 12-15 May 1999.
  59. “The Theology of Health Care as a Human Right” for The Economics of Health Care: A Moral Issue Seminar, sponsored by Catholic Ministry of Health Care Professionals, Diocese of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, 26 May 1999.
  60. “Bioethics in the New Millennium,” 32nd Theology Institute, Villanova University, Villanova, Pa., 23 June 1999.
  61. “Ethics and Managed Care,” American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Massachusetts Section, Annual Meeting, Burlington, Mass., 14 July 1999.
  62. “Ethical Health Care Systems: The Challenge of Organizational Ethics,” Veterans Affairs Health Care System Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., 8 September 1999.
  63. “Managing Death and Managing Care,” Perspective Lecture Series, Bioethics Center & Program for the Medical Humanities, East Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, N.C., 13 September, 1999.
  64. “Rebuilding Trust: Integrity in Corporate Health Care Delivery,” Catholic Health Care Invitational Summit, University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Catholic Health Care West, San Francisco, Calif., 15 October 1999.
  65. “The Future of Bioethics: Is There Any Role for Religion?,” Religious Belief at the Intersection of Bioethics and the 21st Century, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif., 6 November 1999.
  66. “Exploring Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering,” Bannan Visiting Lecture, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif., 8 November 1999.
  67. “Ethical Issues and Challenges in Human Cloning,” Durant Lecture Series, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, N.J., 1 March 2000.
  68. “Ethical Choices in Nursing,” Convocation Address, School of Nursing, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., 6 March 2000.
  69. “Doing the Right Thing: Integrity in Corporate Health Care,” Wiegand Lecture, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., 9 March 2000.
  70. “Religion in Bioethics: A Rebirth?,” Inaugural Lecture Series, Ethics Program, Villanova University, Villanova, Pa., 23 March 2000.
  71. “Organizational Ethics: A New Paradigm for Institutional Integrity in Healthcare, Gardner Lecture in Moral Theology, the Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio, 26 April 2000.
  72. “Contrary to Human Dignity: Genetic Medicine and the Ambiguity of Fundamental Concepts in Health Care,” Second International Conference of Bioethics: Human Genome and Health Care, National Central University, Taiwan, 30 June 2000.
  73. “Organizational Ethics and the Challenges of Human Services,” National Conference of Executives of the ARC, Annual Meeting, Birmingham, Ala., 14 October 2000.
  74. “Ethics, Quality, and Cost Containment: The Basics,” American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Francisco, Calif., 16 October 2000.
  75. “Bioethics, Technology, and Science Policy,” The Brookings Institution, Science and Technology Policy Conference, Washington, D.C., 7 December 2000.
  76. “The Budget: An Organization's Value Statement,” Conference on Organizational Ethics,
  77. Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center, 15 March 2001 “Organizational Ethics: A New Frontier for Bioethics and Medicine,” The Clarke Family Lecture in Medical Ethics, Medical Ethics Conference, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind., 23 March 2001.
  78. “The Impossible Dream: Regional and Global Bioethics,” Global and Regional Bioethics Conference, Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Liberty Fund, Houston, Tex., 5 October 2001.
  79. “The Lost Art of Dying: Ethical Questions at the End of Life,” Visiting Professor Lecture, Neurosurgical Department, Rush Presbyterian Medical Center, Chicago, Ill., 6 December 2001.
  80. “'Religion Again': Stem Cells and the Embryo Debate,” Third International Conference of Bioethics: The Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of Stem Cell Experimentation,” National Central University, Taiwan, 25 June 2002.
  81. “Faith and Reason: Interpreting the Natural Law,” Third Annual Foundations of the Natural Law Conference, St. Edward's University, Austin, Tex., 9 November 2002.
  82. “Reshaping the Human: Medicine, Technology, and Ethics,” International Bioethics Symposium, The Japan Association for Bioethics and Waseda University Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 9 December 2002.
  83. “The Limits of Moral Reason in a Multi-Cultural World,” Global Bioethics Conference, Liberty Fund Symposium, Palermo, Italy, 10 January 2003.
  84. “From Chance to Choice: Technology, Medicine, and Bioethics,” Annual Suarez Lecture, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala., 13 March 2003.
  85. “Organizational Ethics and Leadership in Health Care,” Medical Education Workshop, cosponsored by Mercy Medical Systems, University of Alabama, Providence Hospital, and Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala., 14 March 2003.
  86. “The Ethics of Healthcare Finance: Clinical and Consumer Implications,” University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, N.J., 10 April 2003.
  87. "Global Bioethics and the Limits of Practical Reason", Liberty Fund Conference, Rathnew, Ireland, 4 June 2004.
  88. "Physicians, Patients, and Insurers:, Medical Conundrums Conference, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, 17 November 2004.
  89. "Ordinary and Extraordinary Means at the End of Life", Ochsner Clinic, Education for Physician in End of Life Care Program, New Orleans, LA, 25 January 2005.
  90. "Patient Autonomy in an Information Age", Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, New Orleans, LA, 9 March 2005.
  91. "Decisions at the End of Life: Choices and Controversy", Orleans Parish Medical Society, New Orleans, LA, 19 May 2005.
  92. "Christian Perspectives on Bioethics in a Multi-cultural World, 6th European Summer Academy on Bioethics, Heinrich Pesch Haus, Center for Applied Ethics, Ludwigshafen/Rhein Germany, 18 August 2006.
  93. "Choosing the Future: Renewal After Katrina”, Keynote Address, Society for College and University Planning, New Orleans, 5 November 2008.
  94. “Bioethical Perspectives on Artificial Nutrition and Hydration”, Palliative Care Update, St. Tammany Parish Hospital, 30 April 2010.
  95. "Structural Challenges for Bioethics and Medical Practice", American Medical Association, Medical Student Section, New Orleans, 11 November 2011.
  96. "Ethics, Managed Care, and Health Care Resources", Advanced Physician Leadership Program, Ochsner Health Care System, 12 January 2012.
  97.  "Ethics in Sports Medicine", American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, New Orleans, 15 April 2014