Human Identity and Bioethics by David DeGrazia

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Published by Cambridge University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Medical ethics,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Identity (Philosophical concep,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Identity (Philosophical concept),
  • Ethics,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Bioethics,
  • Human beings,
  • Identification

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7744961M
ISBN 10052153268X
ISBN 109780521532686

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The relevant philosophical question concerns personal identity, his substantive position being that ‘we are essentially human animals, not minds or persons, and that our persistence conditions are biological, not psychological’ (p.

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