Philip Lorish

Philip Lorish

Associate Fellow

Philip Lorish received his Ph.D. in Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. His dissertation, "Christian Ethics and the New Eugenics," develops a constructive response to the challenges posed by emergent forms of biotechnology within the practice of reproductive medicine. His main research interests include Bioethics, the Christian political tradition, and the place of religious institutions in American public life. Lorish holds a BA in Philosophy from Furman University, an MA in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, and an MPhil in Christian Ethics from Oxford. In addition to offering critical reflections about bioethics and religion on The Hedgehog Review's THR Blog, Lorish is director of the Vocation and the Common Good project.

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