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Introduction to bioethics

Author: J A Bryant; Linda Baggott la Velle; John Searle
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley, ©2005.
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'Introduction to Bioethics' is a comprehensive introduction to the broad field of bioethics, focusing on key issues directly relevant to students of modern biological and medical sciences. Ethical issues relating to both plants and animals are covered, drawing out scientific, medical, social and religious concerns.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bryant, J.A.
Introduction to bioethics.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley, ©2005
(OCoLC)607881088
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A Bryant; Linda Baggott la Velle; John Searle
ISBN: 0470021977 0470021985 9780470021989 9780470021972
OCLC Number: 59352994
Description: x, 240 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Science and society --
Ethics and bioethics --
Humans and the natural world --
Humans and non-human animals --
Biotechnology and bioethics --
Applications of genetic modification --
Human genes and the Human Genome Project --
Genes : the wider issues --
Cloning and stem cells --
The new reproductive technologies --
Embryos, foetuses and abortion : issues of life before birth --
Decisions at the end of life--when may I die and when am I dead? --
A code of ethics for biologists?
Responsibility: John Bryant, Linda Baggott la Velle, John Searle.
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