TITLE

The historical setting of Latin American bioethics

AUTHOR(S)
Gracia, Diego
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Dec96, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p593
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes four historical stages as setting for Latin American bioethics. Pre-Columbian age and the time of discoveries; Ethic of despotism; Ethic of paternalism; Ethic of autonomy.
ACCESSION #
9708183558

 

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