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The Theological Retreat and the Emergence of the Bioethics Profession

John H. Evans

in The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860852
eISBN:
9780199932474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860852.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Theologians and their allies raised the interest of the public, and eventually Congress, on these issues. Congress created two venues of decision-making, research bioethics and public policy ... More


The Rise of the Social-Movement Activists

John H. Evans

in The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860852
eISBN:
9780199932474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860852.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The methods used by the bioethics profession were designed in the 1970s, and they fit the interests of the government officials of that time. These officials changed in the 1980s with the rise of the ... More


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