Why America accepted bioethics

Callahan, Daniel
November 1993
Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 23 Issue 6, pS8
Academic Journal
Discusses the history of bioethics in the United States. Acceptance of bioethics by the American society; Disregard of religion in the discussion of bioethics; Redirecting the growth of bioethics toward `regulatory ethics'; Appointment of government commissions to oversee the development of bioethics; Parallelism of the growth of bioethics with the liberalism of the political system of the United States.


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