OF BIOETHICS DEFINITION
Professor of Criminal Law at the National Academy of Prosecution of Ukraine,
Doctor of Philosophy
This article studies the origin, evolution and formation of the definition of bioethics in the global scientific thought from Antiquity to the present. For convenience, each step in the text is highlighted. The interpretation of the term "bioethics" by scientists from different countries, including Russian-Ukrainian scientists, scholars of Western Europe and the USA, is examined in the paper. Are demonstrated the views of these scientists, which once again underlines the truth of their ideas. With reference to official regulatory legal acts, an author's bioethics definition is proposed.