Problems of Bioethics by Lukas OhlyProblems of Bioethics by Lukas Ohly

Problems of Bioethics

byLukas Ohly

Hardcover | November 5, 2012

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This book criticizes the suggestive implication of newer bioethics that we need a new ethical paradigm in order to handle with the innovations of medicine and biotechnology. It holds that these innovations have a suggestive character at all which is not relevant however in order to justify a paradigm shift in ethics. Especially the suggestions of reproduction, genetics, mercy killing and neuroscience reveal a misunderstanding about ethics. Moreover they show inevitably theological implications they actually like to avoid especially in secular ethics.
Lukas Ohly, born in 1969; studying evangelical theology and philosophy; 1998 MA phil.; 2000 dissertation thesis in ev. theology about human dignity and euthanasia; 2007 second thesis about genetic enhancement and anthropology; lecturer of Frankfurt university since 2007; author of a book about a theory of perceiving God (2011), many ar...
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Title:Problems of BioethicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631637772

ISBN - 13:9783631637777

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Contents: The Claim of Bioethics – The Moral State of the Embryo – The Power of Feelings in Bioethics – Human Reproductive Cloning and Germ Line Therapy – Could Computers Feel Like Humans? (Qualia) – Patients with Serious Brain Damage – Do Humans Have a Free Will? – The Problem of Mercy Killing – Eternal Dignity – The Metaphysical Concept of Presumed Will.