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Bioethics and human rights

Faunce, Thomas

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Bioethics and human rights face two great contemporary challenges. The first is that they have not been designed to apply to the most powerful actors causing many of the most serious problems they strive to address – supranational corporations. The second is that they arise from and (through their consistent application) sustain great anthropocentric virtues such as justice, equity, and respect for human dignity, yet have not been structured to deal with the emerging social virtue of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/14208
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2512-6_98

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