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    Does autonomy count in favor of labeling genetically modified food?Kirsten Hansen - 2004 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 17 (1):67-76.
    In this paper I argue that consumerautonomy does not count in favor of thelabeling of genetically modified foods (GMfoods) more than for the labeling of non-GMfoods. Further, reasonable considerationssupport the view that it is non-GM foods ratherthan GM foods that should be labeled.
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    Pre-trial beliefs in complementary and alternative medicine: whose pre-trial belief should be considered?Kirsten Hansen & Klemens Kappel - 2012 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 15 (1):15-21.
    Subjective probabilities play a significant role in the assessment of evidence: in other words, our background knowledge, or pre-trial beliefs, cannot be set aside when new evidence is being evaluated. Focusing on homeopathy, this paper investigates the nature of pre-trial beliefs in clinical trials. It asks whether pre-trial beliefs of the sort normally held only by those who are sympathetic to homeopathy can legitimately be disregarded in those trials. The paper addresses several surprisingly unsuccessful attempts to provide a satisfactory justification (...)
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  3. Complementary/alternative medicine and the evidence requirement.Kirsten Hansen & Klemens Kappel - 2016 - In Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon & Harold Kincaid (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine. Routledge.
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  4. Donating Life: Ethical Reflections Over Donation of and Payment for Sperm, Eggs and Embryos.Kirsten Hansen & Thomas Petersen - 2007 - Ethics 4 (4):391-401.
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    Attitudes to evidence in acupuncture: an interview study. [REVIEW]Kirsten Hansen - 2012 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 15 (3):279-285.
    The use of complementary and alternative medicine is increasing in the Western world. However, there is no clear evidence of effect of alternative therapies. Moreover, there is no consensus between practitioners and researchers as to the right way of assessing the efficacy of alternative therapies. To investigate practitioners’ perspective on evidence and ways of assessing efficacy twelve in-depth interviews were conducted in Denmark with acupuncturists, including physicians practising acupuncture, acupuncturists with a health-related background, and acupuncturists without a health-related background. Two (...)
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  6. Donating Life-ethical reflections over donation of and payment for sperm, eggs, and embryos.Kirsten Hansen - 2007 - International Journal of Ethics 4 (4):4--4.