Family as First Bulwark for the Vulnerable: Confucian Perspectives on the Anthropology and Ethics of Human Vulnerability

Part of the Advancing Global Bioethics book series (AGBIO, volume 2)


The “Proposed outline for a report on respect for human vulnerability and personal integrity”, which tries to interpret the principle of human vulnerability, begins with the following observations.


Advance Directive Advance Care Planning Filial Piety Confucian Ethic Hospital Authority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Applied EthicsHong Kong Baptist UniversityHong KongPeople’s Republic of China

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