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Modern Biotechnology in Postmodern Times?
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Modern Biotechnology in Postmodern Times?

A Reflection on European Policies and Human Agency

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978-94-010-3768-6
9789401037686
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KW22KPR
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This book is for bioethicists, ethicists (theologians/philosophers), professionals in biotechnology, EU and national policymakers, and professors/teachers of courses in applied ethics. It presents an interdisciplinary reflection on the nature and scope of current biotechnology in Europe. It offers a concise presentation of the current biotechnological arena in Europe with its ethical implications and provides a survey of topical Council of Europe documents and treaties.

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European Union (EU)
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biomedicine
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biotechnology
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cloning
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ethics
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human rights
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science and technology
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Professional/practitioner
Inhaltsverzeichnis
Preface. Acknowledgements. 1: Biotechnology In Modern Times. 1. The concept of modernity. 2. The concept of biotechnology. 2.1. Definitions. 2.2. Applications. 2: Council Of Europe Policies On Biotechnology. 1. The Parliamentary Assembly. 1.1. The beginnings. 1.2. Developments of doubt and difficulty. 1.3. A new convention as a solution. 1.4. Recent initiatives. 1.5. Results. 2. The Committee of Ministers. 2.1. Systematic beginnings. 2.2. The struggle for standards. 2.3. Results. 3. Council of Europe Conventions. 3.1. The European Convention on Human Rights. 3.2. The European Social Charter. 3.3. The European Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine. 3.4. The Protocol on Human Cloning. 3.5. The Protocol on Transplantation. 4. Conclusion. 3: Biotechnology And Human Agency. 1. The human act. 2. Technique and technology. 3. Modern concepts of agency and identity. 4. Is 'biotechnology' merely a name. 4: Biotechnology Beyond Modernity. 1. A postmodern sketch of the human self. 2. Technology as bluff. 2.1. Human mastery. 2.2. The ambivalence of new techniques. 2.3. The dominating role of technology. 2.4. Conclusion. 3. The politics of contemporary biotechnology. Appendix. European Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine ETS 164 (Full text) with list of declarations. Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine on the Prohibition of CloningHuman Beings ETS 168 (Full text) with list of declarations. Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine on Transplantation of Organs and Tissues of Human Origin. ETS 186. (Full text). References. Index.
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"For now the best concise presentation of the European bioethics and biotechnology arena."
(Erwin Bischofberger, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)
"Most stimulating reflections on European policies."
(Göran Collste, Linköping University, Sweden)
Publikation
Niederlande
08.11.2012
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Englisch
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231 Seiten
24 cm
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16 cm
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397 g
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