75 results for bioethics

  • A Transdisciplinary Perspective Viewed through Anabaptist Eyes

    Introduction to Theme This paper presents two claims: (1) Attachment is a universal thread that holds the fabric of life together and (2) Anabaptist theology theorizes Christian community and relationship with God in ways that identify attachment for human flourishing and social peace.  We expand the first claim by describing the necessary biological bases for attachment with a focus on […]
  • H+: In Defense of Posthuman Dignity

    The prospect of posthumanity is feared for at least two reasons. One is that the state of being posthuman might in itself be degrading. Another is that posthumans might pose a threat to “ordinary” humans.
  • Technology and Eschatology

    Comparing two views of human transformation: a religious view, specifically Christian, and the view associated with the movement called transhumanism and based in new and emerging technologies.
  • The Compatibility of Religious and Transhumanist Views of Metaphysics, Suffering, Virtue and Transcendence in an Enhanced Future

    Exploring the compatibility of the transhumanist project with the major world faiths.
  • Transdisciplinarity and the Development of an Integrated Model of Personhood, Health, and Wellness

    Good health and well being require a clean and harmonious environment in which physical, physiological, social and aesthetic factors are all given their due importance. The environment should be regarded as a resource for improving living conditions and increasing well being. – World Health Organization Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and […]
  • Ethics of Genetic Enhancement

    Introduction   For future generations, genetic engineering might all but eliminate the predisposition to serious disease and disability.  It is not difficult to imagine a future where parents routinely select genetic enhancement to “improve” not only the health and longevity, but the physical features, behavioral traits, and aptitudes of their children.  I want to discuss several ethical issues involving genetic […]
  • Catholic Metaphysics and the Collapse of the Enlightenment

    Metaviews 087. 2000.10.08. Approximately 13,060 words. Below is a report on a Vatican conference on Metaphysics for theThird Millennium, which took place in Rome a month ago. The reportis written by David Murray and followed by the text of one of thepresenters, Nicholas Capaldi., a Professor of Philosophy and Law atthe University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The title of his talk […]
  • Peters, Ted

    Ted Peters teaches systematic theology and bioethics at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, USA. He is co-editor of the journal, Theology and Science, published at the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS). He is author of Playing God? Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom (Routledge); Science, Theology, and Ethics (Ashgate); Anticipating Omega […]
  • Gracia Guillén, Diego

    Diego Gracia Guillén is the Director of the Xavier Zubiri Foundation and a Visiting Profe

  • Guerra Menendez, Lucia

    Lucia Guerra Menendez is a Lecturer on Human Physiology at the School of Medicine of the University
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