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The FEWD – “Forschungsstelle für Ethik und Wissenschaft im Dialog / Research Center for Ethics and Science in Dialog“ was established 2001 at the Philosophy Department of the University of Vienna. Founding member was Univ. Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Peter Kampits in cooperation with Univ. Prof. Dr. Hubert Christian Ehalt from the Vienna Science Fund. Prof. Peter Kampits born 1942 was in the 1980th the first Austrian philosophy professor with main research and teaching focus on medical and bioethics. Also he was the main academic initiator for the 2001 established Austrian Bioethics Commission. Since 2009 he is there officially involved as a vice-chair person.

Links related to Prof. Peter Kampits: Homepage, at Wikipedia in German / English coming soon.

For any contact please use fewd.philosophie@univie.ac.at Officially FEWD contact person is the FEWD scientific coordinator Mag. Erwin Lengauer – Erwin.lengauer@univie.ac.at  Erwin Lengauer is now finishing his doctoral thesis on “Secular-analytic bioethics and the normative status of biological entities” He already published several papers on that topic and teaches on that topic too, especially introductions to bioethics.

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