Summary: Beginning Bioethics: A Text with Integrated Readings gives students an introduction to the language of philosophical ethics before leading them through six major issues in bioethics. The bioethics section not only includes Ridley's clear explanations of all sides of a given issue, but also his analysis of a major, previously published article on that issue. It was written to accompany Cases in Bioethics, out in a new edition this year.
· Giv ...show morees students familiarity with talking about ethics in general before tackling specific issues in bioethics.
· Balanced discussion of six major issues in bioethics.
· Models good philosophical discussion for students with analysis of the arguments contained in major, previously published articles.
· Provides philosophical counterpart to cases discussed by medial practitioners in Crigger, Cases in Bioethics, Third Edition. ...show less