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Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

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ISBN-10: 0521894530

ISBN-13: 9780521894531

Edition: 2002

Authors: Onora O'Neill

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Description:

Why has autonomy been a leading idea in philosophical writing on bioethics, and why has trust been marginal? This book suggests that conceptions of individual autonomy relied on in bioethics are ethically inadequate, undermining relations of trust.
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Preface
Frontispiece
Gaining autonomy and losing trust?
Autonomy, individuality and consent
'Reproductive autonomy' and new technologies
Principled autonomy
Principled autonomy and genetic technologies
The quest for trustworthiness
Trust and the limits of consent
Trust and communication: the media and bioethics
Bibliography
Institutional bibliography
Index