Margaret Somerville

Margaret Somerville is Samuel Gale Professor of Law Emerita, Professor Emerita in the Faculty of Medicine, and Founding Director Emerita of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law at McGill University, Montreal, where she taught from 1978 to 2016, when she returned to Sydney to become Professor of Bioethics in the School of Medicine at the University of Notre Dame Australia.

Bio last updated September 17th, 2021.

Margaret Somerville

Articles by Margaret Somerville

  • The Conversation

    Social conservationist Margaret Somerville considers the distance from Canada to Australia and the earth to the stars

    C: My son, who is finishing a PhD in the history of science, can't understand why people think euthanasia is a progressive gesture when, in fact, it's the worst aspect of the neo-liberal agenda MS: One of the things that they've found to be most important in helping people to die peacefully is if th...