Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

by Onora O'Neill, O'Neill Onora
     
 

Argues against the conceptions of individual autonomy which are widely relied on in bioethics.See more details below

Overview

Argues against the conceptions of individual autonomy which are widely relied on in bioethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521815406
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Gifford Lectures, #2001
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface; Frontispiece; 1. Gaining autonomy and losing trust?; 2. Autonomy, individuality and consent; 3. 'Reproductive autonomy' and new technologies; 4. Principled autonomy; 5. Principled autonomy and genetic technologies; 6. The quest for trustworthiness; 7. Trust and the limits of consent; 8. Trust and communication: the media and bioethics; Bibliography; Institutional bibliography; Index.

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