Britta C. van Beers

Winner Dissertation Prize 2011

Person and body in the law. Human dignity and self-determination in the era of medical biotechnology

Supervisors: Prof. dr mr D. W. J. M. Pessers en prof. mr drs B. P. Vermeulen
Nomination: Free University Amsterdam, Faculty of Law

Report by the selection committee

This thesis presents a valuable contribution to the legal aspects of medical issues by combining, for the first time, different approaches within the philosophy of law regarding this problem.