The Contingent Nature of Life - Bioethics and the Limits of Human Existence

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Springer Netherland The Contingent Nature of Life - Bioethics and the Limits of Human Existence
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This volume explores the different dimensions of how the contingency of life, and especially human life, is relevant for ethical discussions and the normative frameworks in bioethics. It explores the relevance of the notion contingency, needs and desires for moral argumentation and bioethics. The volume discusses those notions in a philosophical perspective. Additionally, the volume is a contribution to a deeper reflection on basic philosophical assumptions of bioethics.

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remarks:

Examines the basic ethical notions such as desire, needs and rights in a substantial philosophical manner and elaborates the relevance of these notions to recent bioethical discussions


Studies the relationships between the ‘contingency’ of life and the current developments in the life sciences


Discusses the impact of the life sciences on disabilities in a broader philosophical perspective


Studies the intercultural dimension of bioethics in a philosophical perspective

Media Type:
Buch gebunden
Publisher:
Springer Netherland
Biography Artist:
Dietmar Mieth, geboren 1940, ist Professor für Theologische Ethik an der Universität Tübingen. Neben den Bereichen der Sozialethik und der biomedizinischen Ethik zählt die Mystik zu seinen Forschungsschwerpunkten.

Marcus Düwell, geboren 1962, ist Professor für Ethik an der Universität Utrecht, Wissenschaftlicher Direktor des Ethik-Instituts in Utrecht sowie wissenschaftlicher Direktor der Niederländischen Forschungsschule für Praktische Philosophie.

Dr. Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, Molekularbiologe und Philosoph, lehrt an der Universität Basel.
Language:
Englisch
Number of Pages:
376

Master Data

Product Type:
Hardback book
Release date:
29 April 2008
Package Dimensions:
0.236 x 0.16 x 0.03 m; 0.726 kg
GTIN:
09781402067624
DUIN:
L3LNVRV0VG2
Manufacturer Part Number:
23395493
£206.74
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