William J. Winslade, JD, PhDProfessor


William J. Winslade, JD, PhD

  • William J. Winslade, PhD, JD, PhD holds the James Wade Rockwell Professorship in Philosophy in Medicine. His interests include philosophical, legal and psychoanalytic concepts applied to the study of human values and ethics in science, medicine, technology and law.  He is a member of the Institutefor Medical Humanities as well as the departments of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and Psychiatry.  He is also an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin and a Fellow of the Hastings Center.

    He has written Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury: Devastation, Hope and HealingThe Uses and Abuses of the Insanity Plea, Choosing Life or Death, and Clinical Ethics: An Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine as well as numerous publications in humanities and bioethics.

    • BA, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, 1963
    • PhD, Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1967
    • JD, School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 1972
    • PhD, Pscyhoanalysis, Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, Los Angeles, California, 1984
    • DHL, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, 1990
    • Institute for Bioethics & Health Humanities
    • Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health
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