Camillo Mac Bica, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy and ethics at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. His philosophical focus is in Applied Ethics, particularly the relation between war, morality, and healing. Dr. Bica is a former United States Marine Corps Officer and veteran of the Vietnam War. While recovering from his experiences in war, he founded and coordinated for six years, the â€œHOOTCH Program,â€ a therapeutic community of veterans suffering from PTSD and Moral Injury at the Brooklyn Veterans Administration Medical Center.Â Dr. Bica serves on the National Advisory Board of the â€œSoul Repairâ€ Center, a research and educational center whose primary mission is to further understanding and treatment of war related Moral Injury. In addition to his two books “Worthy of Gratitude: Why Veterans May Not Want to be Thanked for their â€œServiceâ€ in War” and “Beyond PTSD: The Moral Casualties of War,” articles by Dr. Bica have been published in numerous philosophical journals and online alternative news sites.
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