WHAT CAN HISTORY DO FOR BIOETHICS?

@inproceedings{Wilson2013WHATCH,
  title={WHAT CAN HISTORY DO FOR BIOETHICS?},
  author={Duncan Wilson},
  booktitle={Bioethics},
  year={2013}
}
  • Duncan Wilson
  • Published in Bioethics 2013
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • This article details the relationship between history and bioethics. I argue that historians' reluctance to engage with bioethics rests on a misreading of the field as solely reducible to applied ethics, and overlooks previous enthusiasm for historical perspectives. I claim that seeing bioethics as its practitioners see it - as an interdisciplinary meeting ground - should encourage historians to collaborate in greater numbers. I conclude by outlining how bioethics might benefit from new… CONTINUE READING

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