The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture is pleased to announce that David Solomon, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and founder of the Center for Ethics and Culture, has been selected to receive the prestigious Paul Ramsey Award for excellence in bioethics. David's work is remarkable for the clarity and conviction about human dignity that it brings to current ethical debates, a clarity that enriches our understanding of the deeper human significance of bioethics. The Center for Bioethics and Culture honors Professor Solomon for his outstanding achievements as a scholar and teacher, and for his invaluable efforts to establish the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture.
As Professor O. Carter Snead, the William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the Center for Ethics and Culture, remarked: "In founding the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, David Solomon created and sustained an essential, indispensable institution dedicated to the pursuit of matters that lie at the heart of Notre Dame’s distinctive educational and religious mission. We all owe him a debt of gratitude for his courage, his vision, and his friendship." Professor Solomon joins a list of highly distinguished recipients of the Paul Ramsey Award, including Mary Anne Glendon, John Finnis, Leon Kass, Edmund Pellegrino, Germain Grisez, and Gilbert Meilaender. Please join us in congratulating David Solomon!