Problems of bioethics
- Lukas Ohly.
- Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, c2012.
- Physical description
- 152 p. ; 22 cm.
- Theologisch-philosophische Beiträge zu Gegenwartsfragen Bd. 12.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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- Ohly, Lukas.
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Contents: The Claim of Bioethics - The Moral State of the Embryo - The Power of Feelings in Bioethics - Human Reproductive Cloning and Germ Line Therapy - Could Computers Feel Like Humans? (Qualia) - Patients with Serious Brain Damage - Do Humans Have a Free Will? - The Problem of Mercy Killing - Eternal Dignity - The Metaphysical Concept of Presumed Will.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783631637777 20160612
- Publisher's Summary
- This book criticizes the suggestive implication of newer bioethics that we need a new ethical paradigm in order to handle with the innovations of medicine and biotechnology. It holds that these innovations have a suggestive character at all which is not relevant however in order to justify a paradigm shift in ethics. Especially the suggestions of reproduction, genetics, mercy killing and neuroscience reveal a misunderstanding about ethics. Moreover they show inevitably theological implications they actually like to avoid especially in secular ethics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783631637777 20160612
- Publication date
- Title Variation
- Theologisch-philosophische Beiträge zu Gegenwartsfragen, 2194-1548 ; Bd. 12
- 9783631637777 (hbk.)
- 3631637772 (hbk.)
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