Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

Synopsis

Onora O'Neill suggests that the conceptions of individual autonomy (so widely relied on in bioethics) are philosophically and ethically inadequate; they undermine rather than support relationships based on trust. Her arguments are illustrated with issues raised by such practices as the use of genetic information by the police, research using human tissues, new reproductive technologies, and media practices for reporting on medicine, science and technology. The study appeals to a wide range of readers in ethics, bioethics and related disciplines.
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