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Bioethics Here and in Poor Countries: A Comment
Conclusion: Because bioethics is not yet an established discipline, it still has the opportunity to widen its scope. However, bioethics must definitely be interdisciplinary to avoid the rigidity and one-sidedness of single ...
The Intellectual Basis of Bioethics in Southern European Countries
Today the Western world harbors, at least, three very different ethical traditions, each with its own characteristics: the Anglo-Saxon, the Northern (or Central) European, and the Mediterranean. Because modern bioethics ...
Dutch Euthanasia: Background, Practice, and Present Justifications
Dutch developments on euthanasia have drawn much attention over the years. Defenders and opponents have been telling very different stories about the practice of euthanasia and the frequency of cases, and the Dutch government ...
Howard: Paternity and Pandora's Box
(Pacific Medical Center (San Francisco). Bioethics Committee, 1993)
Howard, a young man named in a paternity suit, came to the Chief of the Genetics Clinic at a large teaching hospital to declare the charges against him false and ask for help in mounting evidence for his defense. Howard ...