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Bioethics in a small world

Author: F Thiele; Richard E Ashcroft
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2005.
Series: Wissenschaftsethik und Technikfolgenbeurteilung, Bd. 24.
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Bioethics has addressed many of the issues that arise in the context of globalisation. This book presents the results of a conference the Europaische Akademie held in 2003 which developed its thesis  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Kongress
Conference proceedings
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F Thiele; Richard E Ashcroft
ISBN: 3540235957 9783540235958
OCLC Number: 57066761
Description: xiii, 138 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Felix Thiele, Richard Ashcroft --
Cultural rationality and moral principles / Oswald Schwemmer --
Morality and culture : are ethics culture-dependent? / Godfrey Tangwa --
Neither golden nugget nor Frankenstein : the need to re-embed food biotechnologies in sociocultural contexts / Michiel Korthals --
Beyond GM foods : genomics, biotechnology and global health equity / Abdallah Daar [and others] --
Patents on biomaterials : a new colonialism or a means for technology transfer and benefit sharing? / Joseph Straus --
From the corporeal to the informational : exploring the scope of benefit sharing agreements and their applicability to sequence databases / Bronwyn Parry --
Access to essential drugs : human rights and global justice / Sarmel Shalev --
Access to essential drugs : the ethical challenge of allocating obligations / Georg Marckmann --
Why is it morally wrong to clone a human being? How to evaluate arguments of biopolitics, biomorality, and bioethics / Edgar Morscher --
Bioethics and (public) policy advice / Udo Schüklenk, Jason Lott.
Series Title: Wissenschaftsethik und Technikfolgenbeurteilung, Bd. 24.
Responsibility: F. Thiele, R.E. Ashcroft (eds).
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