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TitleThe Concept of Moral Consensus [electronic resource] : The Case of Technological Interventions in Human Reproduction / edited by Kurt Bayertz
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1994
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Descript VII, 253 p. online resource


Moral Consensus as a Social and Philosophical Problem -- One / Philosophical Foundations -- Consensus: How Much Can We Hope for? A Conceptual Exploration Illustrated by Recent Debates Regarding the Use of Human Reproductive Technologies -- The Concept of Moral Consensus. Philosophical Reflections -- Consensus Formation for Bioethical Problems (Comments on Bayertz) -- Consensus, Pluralism and Procedural Ethics (Comments on Bayertz, Engelhardt) -- New Reproductive Technologies: Ethical Conflict and the Problem of Consensus (Comments on Bayertz, Engelhardt). -- Two / Consensus In Law And Politics -- Problems Involved in Achieving a Policy Consensus on Issues Related to Reproductive Medicine -- Moral Consensus and the Law (Comments on Bayertz, Engelhardt) -- Coming to Consensus: An Ethical Problem in Law and Politics โ{128}{148} Illustrated by the Example of Reproductive Technologies (Comments on Bayertz) -- The Empirical Limits of Consensus: Can Theory and Practice be Reconciled? (Comments on Bayertz, Engelhardt, Moreno) -- Three / Microinstitutions Of Consensus-Formation -- Consensus by Committee: Philosophical and Social Aspects of Ethics Committees -- Consensus in Ethics and Public Policy: The Deliberations of the U.S. Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel -- Consensus by Default. The Transition from the Social Technology of Eugenics to the โ{128}{156}Technological-FIXโ{128}{157} of Human Genetics -- Beyond Consensus About Principles: Decision-Making by a Genetics Advisory Board in Reproductive Medicine (Comments on Bayertz, Moreno) -- โ{128}{156}โ{128}ฆ and that is why I would like as few people to be involved as possibleโ{128}ฆโ{128}{157} Observations on the Possibilities Offered by Consensus Achievement Within the Field of the Human Reproductive Technologies (Comments on Bayertz, Engelhardt, Moreno) -- A Skeptical Postscript: Some Concluding Reflections on Consensus -- Notes on Contributors

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