Washington, D.C. : President's Council on Bioethics, 2008.
xix, 555 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Bioethics and the question of human dignity / Adam Schulman Human dignity and respect for persons : a historical perspective on public bioethics / F. Daniel Davis How to protect human dignity from science / Daniel C. Dennett Human dignity and the mystery of the human soul / Robert P. Kraynak Commentary on Kraynak / Daniel C. Dennett Commentary on Dennett / Robert P. Kraynak Commentary on Dennett / Alfonso Gómez-Lobo Human dignity from a neurophilosophical perspective / Patricia S. Churchland Commentary on Churchland / Gilbert Meilaender Human uniqueness and human dignity : persons in nature and the nature of persons / Holmes Rolston III Human dignity and the future of man / Charles Rubin Dignity and enhancement / Nick Bostrom Commentary on Bostrom / Charles Rubin Human dignity and public discourse / Richard John Neuhaus Modern and American dignity / Peter Augustine Lawler Human dignity : exploring and explicating the Council's vision / Gilbert Meilaender Commentary on Meilaender and Dennett / Peter Augustine Lawler Commentary on Meilaender and Lawler / Diana Schaub Defending human dignity / Leon R. Kass Kant's concept of human dignity as a resource for bioethics / Susan M. Shell Human dignity and political entitlements / Martha Nussbaum Commentary on Nussbaum, Shell and Kass / Diana Schaub The irreducibly religious character of human dignity / David Belernter The nature and basis of human dignity / Patrick Lee, Robert P. George Two arguements from human dignity / Paul Weithman Dignity and bioethics : history, theory, and selected applications / Daniel P. Sulmasy Human dignity and the seriously ill patient / Rebecca Dresser The lived experience of human dignity / Edmund D. Pellegrino.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.