1926-2016 Fritz Jahr's Bioethics

A global Discourse

Edited by: Amir Muzur, Hans-Martin Sass

The ethics of valuing bios in all its forms and shapes has been an essential part of great and successful cultures from the millennia-old Vedic tradition of 'tattvamasi' - this is also you: this plant, this animal, this microbe, this ecosystem - to the simple hands-on call of Jesus 'love your neighbor'. But as a term bioethics has only been coined 90 years ago by Fritz Jahr, an educator and pastor in Halle in his Bioethical Imperative `Respect every Living Being as an end in itself and treat it, if possible, as such'.

Publication Date: 7/21/2017
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783643908292