David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 10 (3):241-252 (2001)
Bioethics and human rights were conceived in the aftermath of the Holocaust, when moral outrage reenergized the outmoded concepts of and renaming them and to give them new purpose. Originally, the principles of bioethics were a means for protecting human rights, but through a historical accident, bioethical principles came to be considered as fundamental. In this paper I reflect on the parallel development and accidental divorce of bioethics and human rights to urge their reconciliation
|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
John-Stewart Gordon (2012). Human Rights in Bioethics–Theoretical and Applied. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (3):283 - 294.
Elizabeth Fenton (2008). Genetic Enhancement – a Threat to Human Rights? Bioethics 22 (1):1–7.
Robert Baker (2005). International Bioethics and Human Rights: Reflections on a Proposed Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights. Politics and Ethics Review 1 (2):188-196.
Similar books and articles
Mayra Gómez (2003). Human Rights in Cuba, El Salvador, and Nicaragua: A Sociological Perspective on Human Rights Abuse. Routledge.
Jose Aldunate (1994). Human Rights as the Rights of the Poor: The Perspective From Liberation Theology. Journal of Moral Education 23 (3):297-303.
F. Daniel Davis (2008). Human Dignity and Respect for Persons : A Historical Perspective on Public Bioethics. In Adam Schulman (ed.), Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essays Commissioned by the President's Council on Bioethics. [President's Council on Bioethics
John Witte Jr (1998). Law, Religion, and Human Rights: A Historical Protestant Perspective. Journal of Religious Ethics 26 (2):257 - 262.
Aurora Plomer (2005). The Law and Ethics of Medical Research: International Bioethics and Human Rights. Cavendish.
Peter D. Hershock (2000). Dramatic Intervention: Human Rights From a Buddhist Perspective. Philosophy East and West 50 (1):9-33.
Alasdair Cochrane (2012). Evaluating 'Bioethical Approaches' to Human Rights. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (3):309 - 322.
John Mahoney (2007). The Challenge of Human Rights: Origin, Development, and Significance. Blackwell Pub..
W. J. Talbott (2010). Human Rights and Human Well-Being. Oxford University Press.
Manfred Berg & Bernd Schäfer (eds.) (2009). Historical Justice in International Perspective: How Societies Are Trying to Right the Wrongs of the Past. Cambridge University Press.
Han Zhen (2002). On the Historical and Ideal Nature of Human Rights: Reading Human Rights and Human Diversity by A.J.M.Milne. Educational Philosophy and Theory 34 (2):239–246.
Udo Schuklenk (2010). Defending the Indefensible. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (1):83-88.
Richard T. Peterson (2006). Human Rights and the Politics of Neo-Colonial Intervention. Radical Philosophy Today 2006:211-234.
Added to index2010-08-24
Total downloads21 ( #173,991 of 1,793,012 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #281,575 of 1,793,012 )
How can I increase my downloads?