Embryonic Human Life and Dignity: The French Connection
AbstractHuman dignity is considered by a number of commentators as a normative concept that could potentially bridge the gap between bioethics and human rights. The purpose of this article is to question this assumption insofar as it applies to embryonic human life by way of a case study. The article will chart the way dignity has been historically used in French political and legal debates since the 1990s to attempt to afford constitutional protection to human embryos. It then proposes an interpretation of why such attempts failed, which could have wider significance for current debates. View Full-Text
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Tsarapatsanis, D. Embryonic Human Life and Dignity: The French Connection. Laws 2015, 4, 755-770.
Tsarapatsanis D. Embryonic Human Life and Dignity: The French Connection. Laws. 2015; 4(4):755-770.Chicago/Turabian Style
Tsarapatsanis, Dimitrios. 2015. "Embryonic Human Life and Dignity: The French Connection." Laws 4, no. 4: 755-770.