A Legal-Political Framework for Feminist Bioethics: The Case of International Gestational Surrogacy

In “The Critical Turn in Feminist Bioethics,” Margrit Shildrick argues that, while “the question of what constitutes a specifically feminist bioethics is far from self-evident”, a characteristically “feminist” approach to bioethical investigation must navigate the rapid waters of medical and clinical practice while avoiding two equally harmful tendencies that have the power to disarm feminist bioethics from within: first, the tendency to trade the concrete, pragmatic, and embodied dimensions of ethical life for abstract principles “far removed from the material and often mundane context in which biomedical encounters take place ; and second, the tendency to combat the abstractness of classical...
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