The Mission and Philosophy of National Bioethics Commissions: Contributing to a Stable Societal Consensus

The Mission and Philosophy of National Bioethics Commissions: Contributing to a Stable Societal... Democratic Professionalism: National Bioethics Commissions: The Mission and Philosophy of Sharing Authority in Civic Life Contributing to Albert W. Dzur a Stable Societal Consensus Mark G. Kuczewski are not common among academics. The PCB is also noteworthy What do national bioethics commissions do? In a descriptive for its restoration to prominence of considerations concernsense, this is easy to answer--they meet, deliberate, and issue ing what kind of life our choices regarding technology have reports. However, this does not answer the question of their misfostered and how these choices affect our humanity.3 Such consion. That is, what should they try to do when they deliberate siderations are commonly passed over when seeking consensus and put forth reports? I wish to suggest that a federal bioethics because their relative abstractness makes agreement difficult. body, whether commission or council, is at its most useful when Nevertheless, when a commission takes the step of putting forit contributes to the development of a stable societal consensus 1 ward a particular position, one that might advance consensus in on biomedical ethical issues. This thesis requires little direct argumentation for it. After our society, it probably contributes something of greater value all, who would not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Good Society Penn State University Press

The Mission and Philosophy of National Bioethics Commissions: Contributing to a Stable Societal Consensus

The Good Society, Volume 19 (1) – Jul 22, 2010

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Democratic Professionalism: National Bioethics Commissions: The Mission and Philosophy of Sharing Authority in Civic Life Contributing to Albert W. Dzur a Stable Societal Consensus Mark G. Kuczewski are not common among academics. The PCB is also noteworthy What do national bioethics commissions do? In a descriptive for its restoration to prominence of considerations concernsense, this is easy to answer--they meet, deliberate, and issue ing what kind of life our choices regarding technology have reports. However, this does not answer the question of their misfostered and how these choices affect our humanity.3 Such consion. That is, what should they try to do when they deliberate siderations are commonly passed over when seeking consensus and put forth reports? I wish to suggest that a federal bioethics because their relative abstractness makes agreement difficult. body, whether commission or council, is at its most useful when Nevertheless, when a commission takes the step of putting forit contributes to the development of a stable societal consensus 1 ward a particular position, one that might advance consensus in on biomedical ethical issues. This thesis requires little direct argumentation for it. After our society, it probably contributes something of greater value all, who would not

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