Cross-Cultural Issues in Bioethics: The Example of Human Cloning

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Michael Barilan was born in Jerusalem and received his medical degree from the Technion, Haifa. He serves as a senior physician in an internal medicine ward in a teaching hospital very near the Israeli-Palestinian division. Barilan is also affiliated with the department of behavioral sciences, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. He publishes in the areas of bioethics and medical humanities, particularly in relation to social history, religion and art.

Gerhold K. Becker, currently Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Philosophy, Assumption University, Bangkok, retired in 2004 as Chair Professor of Philosophy and Religion and Founding Director of the Centre for Applied Ethics after more than eighteen years of teaching and research at Hong Kong Baptist University. From 1996-2004, he was a member of the Hong Kong Government's Council on Human Reproductive Technology and from 2000-2004 he served as chairman of the Council's Ethics Committee. He is associate editor of Rodopi's Value Inquiry Book Series and editor of its special series Studies in Applied Ethics. Representative of his research interests in applied ethics (particularly bioethics) are the following book titles The Moral Status of Persons: Perspectives on Bioethics (2000), Changing Nature's Course: The Ethical Challenge of Biotechnology (1996) and Ethics in Business and Society: Chinese and Western Perspectives, (1996).

Nikola Biller-Andorno, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of medical ethics at the Charité - Joint Medical Faculty of Humboldt and Free University in Berlin.

Prior to joining the Charité she worked as an ethicist with the World Health Organization for over two years. Her special interests are the theoretical considerations relating to cross-cultural bioethics and the universalism-particularism debate and the implications for policy making. She is a member of the research group “Culture-transcending Bioethics.”

Florian Braune, M.A., is a member of the research group “Culturetranscending Bioethics” and currently working on a research project devoted to the concept of informed consent and its concrete application in international bioethics at the Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Göttingen, Germany. As a political scientist, he is interested in the decision-making processes in public health care systems on a comparative basis. He focuses on the study of justice and conflict in bioethics from a culturally sensitive and cross-cultural perspective.

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