Articles By: Jennifer R. Hardy

Jennifer R. Hardy recently graduated from Biola University and the Torrey Honors Institute with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy. She has studied abroad at Oxford University, and is currently a summer intern at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics. This August , Jen is joining Milstein, Adelman, and Kreger, LLP in Santa Monica as a legal assistant. In the fall of 2010 she plans on attending law school while earning a Masters in Bioethics. She hopes to work for a non-profit corporation part-time and raise a family, as well as publish scholarly journal articles about bioethics and law, and fictional short stories. Her interdisciplinary interests and training lie in American history, analytic philosophy, education, cultural issues of sex and marriage, and bioethics. Jen spends her non-academic time with her boyfriend, her piano, and her horses in Southern California.

The Feast in the Jungle: Gratitude and Distrust

Henry James’ “The Beast in the Jungle” has been playing through my mind at odd hours recently. If you haven’t read it, I won’t give the plot away, but it’s built on a premise of fearing the thing which your own fear creates. If you had not feared it in the first place, it would never...
June 8th, 2010 | Religion | Read More

Logic, Anyone? (Part I)

The most common arguments for abortion rest on fallacious logic. This is not to say that every argument for abortion invokes faulty logic. However, in my experience traveling to many US college campuses and dialoging about abortion, studying abortion ethics at Oxford, and interning at the Yale Bioethics...
October 22nd, 2009 | Abortion, Logic & Rhetoric | Read More

The Baby-Face of Bioethics

“I don’t know.” This was the advice Dr. Mark Mercurio, director of the Yale Pediatric Ethics program, gave to a room full of Yale University bioethics students in a lecture on how neonatologists should find their way through ethical quandaries. It is not that he is unqualified. Quite...
July 8th, 2009 | Bioethics, End of Life Issues, Family Issues, General Bioethics | Read More