The paper presents results of research conducted to subsidize education in bioethics relevant to the Latin American university context. It assumes that it is important for the development of bioethics education make aware the coincident points between Van R. Potter bioethics and the pedagogy of Paulo Freire. The proposed objectives are: a thorough presentation of the thought of both authors; determine coincident theoretical points and; identify the theoretical foundations necessary for methodological models that allow overcoming the simplifications and unidirectionality of bioethics teaching. Our methodology combines a theoretical research and a qualitative methodology, based on the literature review, including techniques such as interviews with experts in the work of these authors. The findings show that dialogue could be established between the two theories, whose common dialectical logic constitutes critical thinking about the way that knowledge is traditionally approachedThis article presents the results of an investigation, to put an education on the right track pertinent bioethics in the university Latin American context.
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