Models Integrative Bioethics in Different Countries


  • Anna Hubenko Social and Humanitarian Education of Sumy Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education



integrative bioethics, the origins of integrative bioethics, pluri-perspectivism, context-sensitive bioethics, transdisciplinarity, integrative pedagogical bioethics


The concept of integrated bioethics is popular in the different countries and it is united by the common idea about need of a discussion in the field of bioethics, in different sectors of society. The essential part of this concept is the vision of «bioethics» by Fritz Jar (1927) and his bioethical imperative. The article of this researcher, which was found only in 1997, extends a new format of the bioethical ideas, and also possibilities of understanding of bioethics as integrated entity. The review of scientific groups in Croatia and Germany has revealed a variety of approaches, views of bioethics, and also has brought us to a cooperative image of the solution of problems in education in a general sense and in the sphere of bioethical education. 

In a concept of bioethics «integrative» is attempt to establish a discourse of various points of view. Providing various positions, the integrated bioethics can give orientation for people who face an ethical/bioethical perspective. Therefore in integrative bioethics the idea of to accept various points of view, without any form of hierarchy is active, but also without falling into an ethical relativism. Important aspect is also the fact that discussion of these questions generates sensitivity of society to these questions.

Author Biography

Anna Hubenko, Social and Humanitarian Education of Sumy Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education

PhD, Associate Professor of Social and Humanitarian Education of Sumy,

Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education; director of the NGO «Bioethics».


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Hubenko, A. (2016). Models Integrative Bioethics in Different Countries. Filosofiya Osvity. Philosophy of Education, 19(2), 206–217.






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