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Philosophical perspectives on bioethics

Author: L W Sumner; Joseph M Boyle
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1996.
Series: Toronto studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors to the volume discuss various approaches to bioethical thinking and the political and institutional contexts of bioethics, addressing underlying concerns about the purposes of its  Read more...

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Philosophical perspectives on bioethics.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605566583
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L W Sumner; Joseph M Boyle
ISBN: 0802007716 9780802007711 0802071392 9780802071392
OCLC Number: 36922540
Notes: Essays presented at sessions of a 1993-94 seminar series sponsored by the Centre for Bioethics and the Dept. of Philosophy at the University of Toronto.
Description: vi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / L. W. Sumner and Joseph Boyle --
Professional Morality: Can an Examined Life Be Lived? / Daniel Callahan --
Methods of Bioethics: Some Defective Proposals / R. M. Hare --
Morally Appreciated Circumstances: A Theoretical Problem for Casuistry / Albert R. Jonsen --
Moral Philosophy and Bioethics: Contextualism versus the Paradigm Theory / Earl Winkler --
The Role of Principles in Practical Ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp --
Wide Reflective Equilibrium in Practice / Norman Daniels --
Bioethics through the Back Door: Phenomenology, Narratives, and Insights into Infertility / Laura Shanner --
Good Bioethics Must Be Feminist Bioethics / Laura M. Purdy --
Reflections of a Sceptical Bioethicist / Christine Overall --
Theory versus Practice in Ethics: A Feminist Perspective on Justice in Health Care / Susan Sherwin --
Gender Rites and Rights: The Biopolitics of Beauty and Fertility / Kathryn Pauly Morgan --
Moral Philosophy and Public Policy: The Case of New Reproductive Technologies / Will Kymlicka --
Public Moral Discourse / Dan W. Brock.
Series Title: Toronto studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by L.W. Sumner and Joseph Boyle.

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