Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics - Emotion and Empathy [VIRTUAL]

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Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics on Emotion and Empathy

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020 from 11:35a.m.-6:05p.m.

Please email Carina Fourie,, for advance access to the papers and the Zoom link.

Speakers: Timothy Brown (University of Washington), Georgina Campelia (University of Washington), Georgina Morley (The Cleveland Clinic), Sara Protasi (University of Puget Sound), and Yolonda Wilson (Howard University).

Schedule (all times are PDT):
11:35am: Welcome

11:45am-12:50pm: Georgina Campelia, University of Washington: "Relational Suffering and the Moral Authority of Love and Care"

12:50pm-1:55pm: Timothy Brown, University of Washington: "Agency, Affect, and Aesthetics: Making Sense of Lived-Experiences of Deep Brain Stimulation"

2:30pm-3:35pm: Georgina Morley, The Cleveland Clinic: "Moral Distress: A Guide to Action?"

3:35pm-4:40pm: Yolonda Wilson, Howard University: "The Role of Empathy and Structural Injustice in Assessing Patient Noncompliance"

4:50-5:55pm: Sara Protasi, University of Puget Sound: "Envy and Resentment in the Times of Coronavirus"

5:55-6:05pm: Close

Sponsored by:
Benjamin Rabinowitz Endowment in Medical Ethics
Program on Ethics
Department of Philosophy, University of Washington