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Summary: The expanded and revised edition of Bioethics: An Anthology is a definitive one-volume collection of key primary texts for the study of bioethics.
1. Abortion and Health Care Ethics
2. Abortion and Infanticide Judith Jarvis Thomson
3. A Defense of Abortion
4. Why Abortion is Immoral
R. M. Hare
5. Abortion and the Golden Rule
Laura M. Purdy
6. Are Pregnant Women Fetal Containers?
Part II Issues in Reproduction Assisted Reproduction
7. Case Study: Becoming IVF Parents
Margaret Tighe Nicholas Tonti-Filippini
8. IVF: A Debate
Laura M. Purdy
9. Surrogate Mothering: Exploitation or Empowerment?
Susan Dodds Karen Jones
10. A Response to Purdy Tony Hope
Michael Lockwood Jennifer Jackson
11. An Ethical Debate: Should Older Women Be
Offered in vitro Fertilization?
Prenatal Screening, Sex Selection and Cloning
Laura M. Purdy
12. Genetics and Reproductive Risk: Can
Having Children be Immoral?
13. Prenatal Screening and its Impact on
Persons with Disabilities
Mary Anne Warren
14. Sex Selection: Individual Choice or
Cultural Coercion? John Harris
15. `Goodbye Dolly?' The Ethics of Human
Part III The New Genetics
16. Ethical Issues in Manipulating the Human
Germ Line John Harris
17. Is Gene Therapy a Form of Eugenics? Nicholas Agar
18. Liberal Eugenics
19. Lessons from a Dark and Distant Past
Part IV Life and Death Issues Introduction
20. The Sanctity of Life
21. Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of
the Faith Declaration on Euthanasia
Killing and Letting Die Germain Grisez
Joseph M. Boyle, Jr
22. The Morality of Killing: A Traditional
View Jonathan Bennett
23. `Whatever the Consequences' James Rachels
24. Active and Passive Euthanasia Winston Nesbitt
25. Is Killing No Worse Than Letting Die? Helga Kuhse
26. Why Killing is Not Always Worse -- and
Sometimes Better -- than Letting Die
Severely Disabled Newborns
27. When Care Cannot Cure: Medical Problems
in Seriously Ill Babies Helga Kushe
28. A Modern Myth: That Letting Die is not
the Intentional Causation of Death
R. M. Hare
29. The Abnormal Child: Moral Dilemmas of
Doctors and Parents Paula Boddington
30. Measuring Quality of Life in Theory and
31. Right to Life of Handicapped
32. Ad Hoc Committee of Harvard Medical School
A Definition of Irreversible Coma Peter Singer
33. Is the Sanctity of Life Ethic Terminally
34. Life Past Reason
35. Dworkin on Dementia: Elegant Theory, Questionable Policy
Voluntary Euthanasia and Medically Assisted Suicide
36. The Note
37. When Self-Determination Runs Amok Pieter Admiraal
38. Listening and Helping to Die: The Dutch Way
39. Is There a Duty to Die?
Part V Resource Allocation
Paul T. Menzel
40. Rescuing Lives: Can't We Count? Nicholas Rescher
41. The Allocation of Exotic Medical
Lifesaving Therapy John Harris
42. The Value of Life A. B. Shaw
43. In Defence of Ageism
Part VI Organ Donation
Richard M. Titmuss
44. Why Give to Strangers? Eike-Henner W. Kluge
45. Organ Donation and Retrieval: Whose Body
is it Anyway? James F. Blumstein
46. Legalizing Payment for Transplantable
Cadaveric Organs John Harris
47. The Survival Lottery
A. L. Caplan
48. Is Xenografting Morally Wrong? Peter Singer
49. Xenotransplantation and Speciesism
Part VII Experimentation with Human Subjects Henry K. Beecher
50. Ethics and Clinical Research Benjamin Freedman
51. Equipoise and the Ethics of Clinical Research
52. The Patient and the Public Good Udo Schuklenk
53. Patient Access to Experimental Drugs and
AIDS Clinical Trial Designs: Ethical Issues Torbjorn Tannsjo
54. The Morality of Clinical Research: A Case Study
Part VIII Experimentation with Animals
55. Duties Towards Animals Jeremy Bentham
56. A Utilitarian View Peter Singer
57. All Animals are Equal R. G. Frey
Sir William Paton
58. Vivisection, Morals and Medicine: An Exchange
Part IX Ethical Issues in the Practice of
Health Care Confidentiality
59. Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of
60. Confidentiality in Medicine: A Decrepit
Concept Helga Kuhse
61. Confidentiality and the AMA's New Code of
Ethics: An Imprudent Formulation? Truth-telling
62. On a Supposed Right to Lie from
63. Should Doctors Tell the Truth? Roger Higgs
64. On Telling Patients the Truth
Informed Consent and Patient Autonomy
65. On Liberty
Benjamin N. Cardozo
66. From Schloendorff v. New York Hospital
Robert L. Schwartz
67. Autonomy, Futility, and the Limits of
Robert M. Veatch
68. Abandoning Informed Consent Julian Savulescu
69. Rational Desires and the Limitation of
Part X Special Issues Facing Nurses Barbara Huttmann
70. One Nurse's Story: What I Had to Do for
My Patient Mac
E. Joy Kroeger Mappes
71. Ethical Dilemmas for Nurses: Physicians'
Orders versus Patients' Rights
Lisa H. Newton
72. In Defense of the Traditional Nurse
Part XI Ethicists and Ethics Committees James Rachels
73. When Philosophers Shoot from the Hip
Jonathan D. Moreno
74. Ethics Consultation as Moral Engagement
75. Ethics Committees: Decisions by Bureaucracy
Dan W. Brock
76. Truth or Consequences: The Role of
Philosophers in Policy-Making
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