Life-Centered Ethics, and the Human Future in Space

@article{Mautner2009LifeCenteredEA,
  title={Life-Centered Ethics, and the Human Future in Space},
  author={M. Mautner},
  journal={Microeconomics: Welfare Economics & Collective Decision-Making eJournal},
  year={2009}
}
  • M. Mautner
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Microeconomics: Welfare Economics & Collective Decision-Making eJournal
  • In the future, human destiny may depend on our ethics. In particular, biotechnology and expansion in space can transform life, raising profound questions. Guidance may be found in Life-centered ethics, as biotic ethics that value the basic patterns of organic gene/protein life, and as panbiotic ethics that always seek to expand life. These life-centered principles can be based on scientific insights into the unique place of life in nature, and the biological unity of all life. Belonging to life… CONTINUE READING
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