Looking backwards, looking forward: Hopes for bioethics' next twenty-five years

Bioethics 25 (2):75-82 (2011)
I reflect on the past, present, and future of the field of bioethics. In so doing, I offer a very situated overview of where bioethics has been, where it now is, where it seems to be going, where I think we could do better, and where I dearly hope the field will be heading. I also propose three ways of re-orienting our theoretic tools to guide us in a new direction: (1) adopt an ethics of responsibility; (2) explore the responsibilities of various kinds of actors and relationships among them; (3) expand the types of participants engaged in bioethics
Keywords social justice  responsibility  future  past  embedded  social connection model  bioethics
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2010.01866.x
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