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Hong Kong Baptist University

1999

隱私

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人類遺傳學家的社會責任, Huan-Ming Yang Jan 1999

人類遺傳學家的社會責任, Huan-Ming Yang

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

The advances of the world-wide Human Genome Project and other research in this field have led to the explosion of knowledge about our genes which are so widely and deeply involved in our lives. The knowledge and related technologies have already made a great impact on the whole society.

Science is only good when it is applied to the society in a proper way. Science has proved itself a double-edged sword. The sword is in the hands of the scientists who should be closely observed by the public. As human geneticists, we should be the best to know that genes ...


隱私與自主:從Warren And Brandeis到Roe And Cruzan, Thomas Halper Jan 1999

隱私與自主:從Warren And Brandeis到Roe And Cruzan, Thomas Halper

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

Warren and Brandeis 有關侵犯隱私權之訴訟,有一個主要是社會性目標:獲得法院的同情,強化文明的規範。多年以後,在Griswold v. Connecticut(1965)的案例裏,最高法院宣示以個人為焦點的一項隱私的憲法權利。在這個及往後有關墮胎及「死之權利」的判例裏,即顯然看出,Warren and Brandeis 那種維多利亞式的「不受打擾的權利」(the right to be let alone)已變形為自主的權利,其多種變形使得加以預測甚至是描述,都成為棘手的事。然而,隱私乃是自主的一項不充分的代理(an unsatisfactory proxy for autonomy),也許正因為如此,其作為這些領域中的根據之重要性,已然縮減。