Who owns your body? Patricia Piccinini and the future of bioethics

Rimmer, Matthew (2013) Who owns your body? Patricia Piccinini and the future of bioethics. Journal of Law and Medicine, 21(2), pp. 370-378.

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Abstract

This article analyses some popular cultural representations of biotechnology, especially the artistic work of the Australian artist Patricia Piccinini to reflect on the role of law, technology and ethics in relation to bodily material. Her view that "with creation...comes an obligation to care for the result", so evident in her poignant pictures, is a sober reminder to us of our responsibilities in regulating new technologies.

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ID Code: 85327
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Group
ISSN: 1320-159X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Thomson Legal and Regulatory
Deposited On: 13 Jul 2015 22:33
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2015 00:58

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