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The Oxford handbook of bioethics

The Oxford handbook of bioethics

Author: Bonnie Steinbock
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Bonnie Steinbock presents the authoritative, state-of-the-art guide to current issues in bioethics, covering 30 topics in original essays by some of the world's leading figures in the field, as well as by some newer 'up-and-comers'.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford handbook of bioethics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Steinbock
ISBN: 9781429470780 142947078X 0199562415 9780199562411
OCLC Number: 139986705
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 747 pages)
Contents: Part I. Theoretical and methodological issues --
Methods in bioethics / James Childress --
The way we reason now : reflective equilibrium in bioethics / John Arras --
Autonomy / Bruce Jennings --
Mental disorder, moral agency, and the self / Jeanette Kennett --
'Reinventing' the rule of double effect / Daniel Sulmasy --
Part II. Justice and policy --
Policy-making in pluralistic societies / Soren Holm --
Tiers without tears : the ethics of a two-tiered health care system / Benjamin J. Krohmal and Ezekiel J. Emanuel --
Justice and the elderly / Dennis McKerlie --
Part III. Bodies and bodily parts --
Organ transplantation / Ronald Munson --
Biobanking / John Harris and Louise Irving --
For dignity or money : feminists on the commodification of women's reproductive labour / Carolyn McLeod --
Part IV. The end of life --
The definition of death / Stuart Youngner --
The aging society and the expansion of senility : biotechnological and treatment goals / Stephen Post --
Death is a punch in the jaw : life-extension and its discontents / Felicia Nimue Ackerman --
Precedent autonomy, advance directives, and end-of-life care / John K. Davis --
Physician-assisted death : the state of the debate / Gerald Dworkin --
Part V. Reproduction and cloning --
Abortion revisited / Don Marquis --
Moral status, moral value, and human embryos : implications for stem cell research / Bonnie Steinbock --
Therapeutic cloning : politics and policy / Andrea Bonnicksen --
Part VI. Genetics and enhancement --
Population genetic research and screening : conceptual and ethical issues / Eric Juengst --
Enhancement / Thomas Murray --
Genetic interventions and the ethics of enhancement of human beings / Julian Savulescu --
Pharmacogenomics : ethical and regulatory issues / Matthew DeCamp and Allen Buchanan --
Part VII. Research ethics --
Clinical equipoise : foundational requirement or fundamental error / Alex John London --
Research on cognitively impaired adults / Jason Karlawish --
Research in developing countries / Florencia Luna --
Animal experimentation / Alastair Norcross --
Part VIII. Public and global health --
The implications of public health for bioethics / Jeffrey Kahn and Anna Mastroianni --
Global health / Ruth Macklin --
Bioethics and bioterrorism / Jonathan Moreno.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of bioethics
Responsibility: edited by Bonnie Steinbock.
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