Classic works in medical ethics

9.24  ·  1,335 ratings  ·  682 reviews
classic works in medical ethics

Classic Works in Medical Ethics: Core Philosophical Readingsclassic Works in Medical Ethics: Core Philosophical Readings by Gregory E. Pence

After thirty years, Medical Ethics has matured to where a collection of core writings in the field is now possible. There is even a danger that some classic articles will cease to be known because they are no longer included in issue of the moment anthologies. This book offers classic, well-written articles that have stood the test of time and have something to teach. These are articles with good philosophical analysis dealing with important topics and making significant contributions to understanding of issues. There are no long, boring selections from government commissions or technical pieces from scientific journals. Many selections illustrate how and why philosophers contributed to the progress of medical ethics. The articles cluster around several broad philosophical questions: terminating the lives of dying patients; assisting human life to begin outside the womb; terminating the beginnings of human life; personhood and higher animals, fetuses, impaired newborns, comatose patients; individual rights against the greater social good; and allocating scarce medical resources.
File Name: classic works in medical ethics.zip
Size: 12444 Kb
Published 05.12.2018

Principles of Medical Ethics

Read Classic Works in Medical Ethics Core Philosophical Readings Ebook Free

Gregory Pence is one of the pioneering bioethicists of America. Having taught for thirty years in a medical school, he has seen many past prophecies of doom fail. He is optimistic about biotechnology. He is internationally famous for defending cloning and genetically modified food against bioLuddites who oppose research on stem cells and cloning. Because of his views, his talks have been picketed by Greenpeace and anti-cloning zealots. His Who's Afraid of Human Cloning? He doesn't think the sky will fall if a cloned baby is born.

core philosophical readings

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. You also may like to try some of these bookshops , which may or may not sell this item. Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Please enable cookies in your browser to get the full Trove experience. Skip to content Skip to search.

The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See details for additional description. Skip to main content. Pence , Paperback Be the first to write a review. About this product. New other.

This site requires JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript before proceeding:. Internet Explorer. Out of stock online. Not available in stores.

5 COMMENTS

  1. Eraderde1956 says:

    Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

  2. Anna W. says:

    Shop by category

  3. Abunvesub1972 says:

    These are articles with good philosophical analysis dealing with important topics and making significant contributions to understanding of issues.

  4. Francesca J. says:

    El cielo esta abierto audiolibro gratis how to think on your feet under pressure

  5. Nick S. says:

    Classic Works in Medical Ethics: Core Philosophical Readings

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *