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Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics

The Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics, located at the University of Münster, started its work in 2010. The Centre is funded by the German Research Council (DFG), designed for a period of eight years and intends to provide an in-depth discussion on the basic principles of plausible norm foundation in bioethics. To this end the resources of philosophical metaethics, normative ethics and legal ethics shall be discussed and made productive; at the same time, however, the crucial debates in biomedical ethics, biomedical law and biopolitics of the last 30 years shall be analysed and critically worked up as well.

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Perfectionism in Public Health

2016-03-21 22 Teaser Perfectionism

[04/03/2016] The ban on smoking in restaurants is widely accepted. But how much should the state intervene in individual liberties for the purpose of public health care? A workshop on 21-22 March will deal with objectives and limits of „public health“.
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The ontology of values and happiness

2016-03-03 04 Teaser Wertontologie

[19/02/2016] It is often said that everyone has „his own personal ›good‹“. But aren't there also objective criteria of a good life, and if so, how do they relate to each other? A workshop on 3rd-4th March will deal with the ontology of (supposedly) happiness-relevant values.
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Call for Abstracts: The temporal dimension of justice

2016-07 08 Teaser Summer School

[16/02/2016] What is the significance of temporal aspects in ethics? During a summer school, interested young scientists may enter into dialogue with experts and with each other about this theme complex. The call for abstracts ends on 15 March.
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Preprints of the Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics


Within the series "Preprints of the Centre for Advanced Study" recent research result of members and fellows of the Centre will pe published on our homepage. At present, more than eighty articles are available as downloads.
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