Fleshing out vulnerability.

@article{Tavaglione2015FleshingOV,
  title={Fleshing out vulnerability.},
  author={Nicolas Tavaglione and Angela K. Martin and Nathalie Mezger and Sophie Durieux-Paillard and Anne François and Yves Jackson and Samia A Hurst},
  journal={Bioethics},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={98-107}
}
In the literature on medical ethics, it is generally admitted that vulnerable persons or groups deserve special attention, care or protection. One can define vulnerable persons as those having a greater likelihood of being wronged - that is, of being denied adequate satisfaction of certain legitimate claims. The conjunction of these two points entails what we call the Special Protection Thesis. It asserts that persons with a greater likelihood of being denied adequate satisfaction of their… CONTINUE READING