Vilhjálmur Árnason

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Vilhjálmur.

Vilhjálmur Árnason (born in Iceland 1953) is professor of philosophy at the University of Iceland. Internationally he is best known for his research on ethical aspects of controversial genetic research in Iceland by deCODE Genetics.

Books[edit]

  • With Ástríður Stefánsdóttir Sjálfræði og aldraðir í ljósi íslenskra aðstæðna [Autonomy and Senior Citizens in Light of their Situation in Icelandic], (2004)
  • Broddflugur: Siðferðilegar ádeilur og samfélagsgagnrýni [Gadflies: Moral and Social Criticisms], (1997)
  • Siðfræði lífs og dauða [Ethics of Life and Death], (1993, 2nd ed. 2003. German transl. 2005: Dialog und Menschenwürde. Ethik im Gesundheitswesen')
  • Þættir úr sögu siðfræðinnar [Themes From the History of Moral Philosophy], (1990)
  • Siðfræði heilbrigðisþjónustu [Ethics in Health Care], (1990)

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