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Law, Medicine and Bioethics
Tomasz Pietrzykowski (University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland) tomasz.pietrzykowski@us.edu.pl
The workshop is devoted to an intersection between legal, medical, and bioethical problems. It addresses an increasingly important kind of challenge facing contemporary legal systems. They include genetic engineering, animal testing, stem cell research, human enhancement, medical paternalism, alternative therapies, and many more. They all raise critical policy-making and regulatory problems. Looking for their reasonable, conscientious, and sustainable solutions engaging in-depth, rational reasoning examining fundamental moral intuitions underpinning legal axiology. The workshop aims to identify and discuss the selection of such kind of problems, in which diverse approaches and points of view could be meaningfully confronted.