By Onora O'Neill

ISBN-10: 0521815401

ISBN-13: 9780521815406

ISBN-10: 0521894530

ISBN-13: 9780521894531

Why has autonomy been a number one concept in philosophical writing on bioethics, and why has belief been marginal? during this very important e-book, Onora O'Neill means that the conceptions of person autonomy so greatly depended on in bioethics are philosophically and ethically insufficient, and they undermine instead of help relatives of belief. She exhibits how Kant's non-individualistic view of autonomy presents a more robust foundation for an method of drugs, technology and biotechnology, and doesn't marginalize untrustworthiness, whereas additionally explaining why reliable members and associations are frequently undeservingly mistrusted. Her arguments are illustrated with concerns raised by way of practices akin to using genetic info via the police or insurers, study utilizing human tissues, makes use of of recent reproductive applied sciences, and media practices for reporting on medication, technology and expertise. Autonomy and belief in Bioethics will attract quite a lot of readers in ethics, bioethics and comparable disciplines.

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