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The field of bioethics addresses areas of human inquiry that are concerned with the ethical evaluation of human involvement in medicine and biotechnology. One of the aims of the discipline is to formulate a normative ethics of responsible interaction with other humans, living be…

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Dagmar Wujastyk, “Bioethics”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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