David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Human Reproduction and Genetic Ethics 16 (1):74-86 (2010)
The account of nature and humanity’s relationship to nature are of central importance for bioethics. The Scientific Revolution was a critical development in the history of this question and many contemporary accounts of nature find their beginnings here. While the innovative approach to nature going out of the seventeenth century was reliant upon accounts of nature from the early modern period, the Middle Ages, late-antiquity and antiquity, it also parted ways with some of the understandings of nature from these epochs. Here I analyze this development and suggests that some of the insights from older understandings of nature may be helpful for bioethics today, even if there can be no simple return to them
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Arie Johan Vanderjagt & Klaas van Berkel (eds.) (2005). The Book of Nature in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Peeters.
Mark Sheehan & Michael Dunn (2013). On the Nature and Sociology of Bioethics. Health Care Analysis 21 (1):54-69.
Helen A. Fielding (2001). The Finitude of Nature: Rethinking the Ethics of Biotechnology. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 4 (3):327-334.
Barbara Currier Bell (1981). Humanity in Nature: Toward a Fresh Approach. Environmental Ethics 3 (3):245-257.
Mary D. Garrard (2010). Brunelleschi's Egg: Nature, Art, and Gender in Renaissance Italy. University of California Press.
Peter Harrison (1995). Newtonian Science, Miracles, and the Laws of Nature. Journal of the History of Ideas 56 (4):531 - 553.
Richard Swinburne (2004). The Argument From Laws of Nature Reassessed. In M. Ruse & W. Dembski (eds.), Debating Design: From Darwin to Dna. Cambridge Univ Pr.
Stephen S. Hanson (2011). Ethics in the Discipline(s) of Bioethics. HEC Forum 23 (3):171-192.
Noel E. Boulting (1999). The Aesthetics of Nature. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 6 (3/4):21-34.
Terrell Ward Bynum (2010). Philosophy in the Information Age. Metaphilosophy 41 (3):420-442.
Harriet Johnson (2011). Undignified Thoughts After Nature: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory. Critical Horizons 12 (3):372-395.
Matthew Tieu (2010). Understanding the Nature of Drug Addiction. Bioethics Research Notes 22 (1):7.
Renqiu Zhu (2009). The Formation, Development and Evolution of Neo-Confucianism — with a Focus on the Doctrine of “Stilling the Nature” in the Song Period. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 4 (3):322-342.
Lawrence D. Roberts (ed.) (1982). Approaches to Nature in the Middle Ages: Papers of the Tenth Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval & Early Renaissance Studies. Center for Medieval & Early Renaissance Studies.
Malcolm Budd (1996). The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature. British Journal of Aesthetics 36 (3):207-222.
Added to index2011-03-29
Total downloads6 ( #201,718 of 1,098,628 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #285,836 of 1,098,628 )
How can I increase my downloads?