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Consumer Response to Mandated Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods

Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, Leonie A. Marks, and Steven S. Vickner

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents market data showing that consumers are not willing to pay a premium for non-GM food when given a choice between GM and non-GM food. Its data come from the Netherlands and China, ... More


Response to Commentaries: Some Reflections

Michael Parker

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0040
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter mapped the ethical issues arising out of the increase in the number and size of global health research collaborations. The author’s motivation was to explore the extent to which it might ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Prevention vs. Treatment in Hong Kong: Constrained Utilitarianism with a Chinese Character

Ho Mun Chan

in Prevention vs. Treatment: What's the Right Balance?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199837373
eISBN:
9780199919499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837373.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the tension between allocating resources to prevention as compared to treatment in Hong Kong. The examination shows that the development of preventive care there faces similar ... More


The Contemporary Relevance of a Sense of Justice

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 5 examines the contemporary relevance of a sense of justice—and specifically the accounts of a sense of justice in Rawls and the Analects—and argues that a sense of justice is important for ... More


Commander Data and Robot Rabbit

Michael Tye

in Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190278014
eISBN:
9780190278045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278014.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Moral Philosophy

Could there be a conscious robot? Could Commander Data, the character from Star Trek: The Next Generation, who looks and behaves like a human but is in fact entirely mechanical, feel pain? In ... More


Reflections on Bioethics in China: The Interaction between Bioethics and Society1

Qiu Renzong

in Bioethics Around the Globe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386097
eISBN:
9780190267476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386097.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes the birth and growth of bioethics in China, a progressive process stimulated by the Chinese government's policy of reform and openness. With increasing cultural valuation of ... More


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