Is There a Unique Israeli Bioethics?

bioethics   |   medical ethics   |   society   |   politics
Wednesday ,14 March, 2018 , 18:00 to 20:30

An evening discussion (in Hebrew) on the occasion of the publication of 

Bioethics and Biopolitics in Israel

Socio-legal, Political, and Empirical Analysis

Edited by Hagai Boas, Yael Hashiloni-Dolev, Nadav Davidovitch, Dani Filc, Shai Lavi

Cambridge University Press, 2018

Is the discussion of bioethical issues different in Israel than in other places in the world, and if so, in what way? Is bioethics limited only to medical ethics issues or does it encompass social, cultural, and political issues? To what extent is behavior in the medical world influenced by the social and political context in which it occurs? The anthology of articles in Bioethics and Biopolitics in Israel—edited by Hagai Boas, Yael Hashiloni-Dolev, Nadav Davidovitch, Dani Filc, and Shai Lavi—offers answers to these questions. In the discussion on the occasion of the book’s publication we will focus on the following question: Bioethics in Israel or Israeli bioethics?