This entry focuses on the role that the concept of identity has for framing, approaching, and possibly resolving moral dilemmas in bioethics. First, it introduces some of the key questions pertaining to the philosophical debate about identity. Second, it provides a synthetic overview of the main philosophical accounts of identity. Finally, it charts the most representative issues that arise in bioethics in relation to questions about identity.

Identity

BONIOLO, Giovanni
2015

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This entry focuses on the role that the concept of identity has for framing, approaching, and possibly resolving moral dilemmas in bioethics. First, it introduces some of the key questions pertaining to the philosophical debate about identity. Second, it provides a synthetic overview of the main philosophical accounts of identity. Finally, it charts the most representative issues that arise in bioethics in relation to questions about identity.
2015
978-3-319-05544-2
978-3-319-05544-2
Identity and bioethics; Human identity; Personal identity
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