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Modern Biotechnology in Postmodern Times?

A Reflection on European Policies and Human Agency

Authors: Reuter, L.

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Modern Biotechnology in Postmodern Times? A Reflection on European Policies and Human Agency is for bioethicists, ethicists (theologians/philosophers), professionals in biotechnology, EU and national policy makers, and professors/teachers of courses in applied ethics (master level or equivalent).
This volume presents an interdisciplinary reflection on the nature and scope of current biotechnology in Europe. The author contemplates upon the actual structures and potential functions of biotechnology in our societies in order to allow for a balanced discussion and common reflection on the topic. This volume is unique in that it offers a concise presentation of the current biotechnological arena in Europe with its ethical implications. It provides a survey of topical Council of Europe documents and treaties.

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"For now the best concise presentation of the European bioethics and biotechnology arena."
(Erwin Bischofberger, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)
"Most stimulating reflections on European policies."
(Göran Collste, Linköping University, Sweden)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Biotechnology in Modern Times

    Reuter, Lars

    Pages 1-24

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  • Council of Europe Policies on Biotechnology

    Reuter, Lars

    Pages 25-68

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  • Biotechnology and Human Agency

    Reuter, Lars

    Pages 69-124

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  • Biotechnology beyond Modernity?

    Reuter, Lars

    Pages 125-160

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eBook 74,96 €
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Hardcover 114,39 €
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Softcover 93,59 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modern Biotechnology in Postmodern Times?
Book Subtitle
A Reflection on European Policies and Human Agency
Authors
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-1015-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-1015-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1685-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-3768-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 231
Topics