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Title Bioethics in complexity : foundations and evolutions / editors, Sergio De Risio, Franco F. Orsucci.
Imprint London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., [2004]

Subject Bioethics.
Medical ethics.
Ethics, Medical.
Alt Name De Risio, Sergio, 1945-
Orsucci, Franco.
Description 1 online resource (x, 90 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-86) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This publication reviews the foundations of ethics in the history ofWestern thinking. It connects these philosophical matters withevolutionary theory and contemporary bioethics, biology and medicine, posing new questions for the current dialectics between categoricaland contextual ethics. Novel answers are presented from complexitytheory self-organization and nonlinear dynamics.
Contents 1. On a possible foundation of ethics / Sergio De Risio and Chiara Cuomo -- 2. In Darwin's wake, where did I go? / Daniel C. Dennett -- 3. Post-Kantian problems of an ethics of the good life and the foundations of discourse ethics / Karl-Otto Apel -- 4. Emotion, metaphor and the evolution of the mind / Arnold H. Modell -- 5. Ethos in action / Franco F. Orsucci.
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ISBN 1860944000 (electronic bk.)
9781860944000 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 61394847
Additional Format Print version: Bioethics in complexity. London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2004 1860943993 (OCoLC)56365888.

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