By Rachel Haliburton
In addition to offering a critique, this booklet bargains an alternate framework that's designed to permit bioethicists to handle the troubles that resulted in the production of bioethics within the first position. This substitute framework is orientated round a belief of autonomy that works in the moral directions supplied by way of a latest type of advantage ethics, and which connects the price of independent option to a notion of human flourishing.
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