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Critique of FreedomThe Central Problem of Modernity$
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Otfried Höffe

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226465906

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.001.0001

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Medicine

Medicine

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(p.38) 3 Medicine
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(p.iii) Critique of Freedom
Author(s):

Otfried Höffe

, Nils F. Schott
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.003.0003

This chapter explores how, and in what sense, medicine can contribute to freedom from nature, engaging with topics in medical ethics such as reproduction, genetics, terminal care, the medical prolonging of life, suicide, and euthanasia.

Keywords:   medicine, freedom, nature, ethics, reproduction, genetics, terminal care, suicide, euthanasia

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