• The moral status of embryonic stem cell research in the South African context 

      Nortje, Nico (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
      Should surplus embryos which are destined to be discarded be protected at all cost, to the extent that they cannot contribute to medical knowledge - knowledge which could benefit society at large? Are embryos people or ...
    • Phronesis and an ethics of responsibility 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A.; Nortje, Nico (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-06-24)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This article concerns the development of a framework for the formation of an adequate approach to moral reasoning in bioethics. Bioethics has largely been dominated by the influence of two approaches to ...