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Bioethics beyond the headlines : who lives? who dies? who decides?

Author: Albert R Jonsen
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bioethics beyond the Headlines is a down-to-earth primer. You will not find convoluted philosophical arguments in this volume. Rather, you will find a sampling of the key concepts and debates in bioethics, including euthanasia, assisted reproduction, cloning and stem cells, neuroscience, access to healthcare, and even research on animals and questions of environmental ethics - areas typically overlooked in general  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert R Jonsen
ISBN: 0742545237 9780742545236 0742545245 9780742545243
OCLC Number: 58451876
Description: vi, 209 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Who lives? Who dies? Who decides? : an essay on ethics and bioethics --
pt. II. Clinical bioethics --
Topic 1. Defining death --
Topic 2. Forgoing life support : the quality of life --
Topic 3. Autonomy of the patient --
Topic 4. Euthanasia --
Topic 5. Organ transplantation --
Topic 6. Assisted reproduction --
Topic 7. Abortion --
pt. III. Scientific bioethics : the search for benefit --
Topic 8. Research with humans --
Topic 9. Genetics --
Topic 10. Neuroscience --
Topic 11. Cloning and stem cell research --
pt. IV. The wider world of bioethics --
Topic 12. Bioethics and the health care system --
Topic 13. Cultural bioethics --
Topic 14. Animal ethics --
Topic 15. Environmental ethics --
Conclusion --
Appendix A. Précis of moral philosophy --
Appendix B. Précis of history of medical ethics --
Appendix C. The Frankenstein analogy --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Albert R. Jonsen.
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"Bioethics beyond the Headlines is a down-to-earth primer. You will not find convoluted philosophical arguments in this volume. Rather, you will find a sampling of the key concepts and debates in bioethics, including euthanasia, assisted reproduction, cloning and stem cells, neuroscience, access to healthcare, and even research on animals and questions of environmental ethics - areas typically overlooked in general introductions to bioethics."--Jacket.

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... engaging and readable ... True to his vision, Jonsen shows how we can use the techniques of reason and the insights and sympathies of practicing bioethicists to understand the persistent Read more...

 
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