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Netherlands v. European Parliament and Council of the European Union
Court Decision;  ECR I-7079; 2001 October 9 (date of decision). The Court of the European Union held that a directive of the European Parliament allowing for the patentability of biological products identical in ...
Prevention of Disability on Grounds of Suffering
This paper examines one particular justification for the screening and termination of embryos/fetuses which possess genetic features known to cause disability. The particular case is that put forward in several places by ...
THE DYNAMICS OF HUMAN LIFE
Ethical issues at the start of life
One principle and three fallacies of disability studies
My critics in this symposium illustrate one principle and three fallacies of disability studies. The principle, which we all share, is that all persons are equal and none are less equal than others. No disability, however ...
Disability and difference: Balancing social and physical constructions
The world of disability theory is currently divided between those who insist it reflects a physical fact affecting life quality and those who believe disability is defined by social prejudice. Despite a dialogue spanning ...