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Kristien Hens

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pp. 175–180

15. Unforgetting The Past

In this chapter, I use ideas from Iris Marion Young, Charles Mills and Mich Ciurria to argue for a non-ideal theory approach to bioethics. I argue that instead of using naïve utopianism or dystopianism in thought experiments, bioethicists should start from the messiness and injustices of the world.