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Basics of Bioethics

Basics of Bioethics - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0130991614

Cover of Basics of Bioethics 2ND 03 (ISBN 978-0130991614)
ISBN13: 978-0130991614
ISBN10: 0130991619
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 03
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

List price: $56.25

Basics of Bioethics - 2ND 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130991614

Robert M. Veatch

ISBN13: 978-0130991614
ISBN10: 0130991619
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 03
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No

Author Bio

Veatch, Robert M. : Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Table of Contents

1. A Map of the Terrain of Ethics.
2. The Hippocratic Oath and Its Challengers: A Brief History.
3. Defining Death, Abortion, and Animal Welfare: The Basis of Moral Standing.
4. Problems in Benefiting and Avoiding Harm to the Patient.
5. The Ethics of Respect for Persons: Lying, Cheating, and Breaking Promises and Why Physicians Have Considered Them Ethical.
6. The Principle of Avoiding of Killing.
7. Death and Dying: The Incompetent Patient.
8. Social Ethics of Medicine: Allocation of Resources, Transplantation, and Human Subjects Research.
9. Human Control of Life: Genetics, Birth Technologies and Modifying Human Nature.
10. Resolving Conflicts Among Principles.
11. The Virtues in Bioethics.