Ethics, Health Policy and (Anti-) Aging: Mixed Blessings

Volume 1 of the series Ethics and Health Policy pp 59-71


The Implicit Anthropology of Bioethics and the Problem of the Aging Person

  • Søren HolmAffiliated withManchester School of Law, University of Manchester Email author 

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For those of us who are lucky enough to live in affluent societies it is quite likely that we will survive into old age and will eventually die as a result of age related conditions and diseases. The fact that more of us get old is not a problem, it is a sign of economic and medical success!