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Human Dignity and Bioethics

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Human Dignity and Bioethics
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ISBN/ASIN: 0160800714
ISBN-13: 9780160800719
Number of pages: 577

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Human dignity--is it a useful concept in bioethics, one that sheds important light on the whole range of bioethical issues, from embryo research and assisted reproduction, to biomedical enhancement, to care of the disabled and the dying? Or is it, on the contrary, a useless concept--at best a vague substitute for other, more precise notions, at worst a mere slogan that camouflages unconvincing arguments and unarticulated biases?

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