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Overview

This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides an insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in biomedicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments as well as in schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers provocative topics such as the practice of medicine in a multicultural society, clinical trials in developing countries, physician-assisted suicide, and abortion. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of biomedical terms, and annotated bibliographies.

Covers genetic engineering & the Human Genome Project/health care delivery systems/etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070401266
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 672

Meet the Author

Thomas A. Mappes holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Georgetown University. He is professor of philosophy at Frostburg State University, where he has taught since 1973. He is the coeditor (with Jane S. Zembaty) of Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy (McGraw-Hill, 4/e, 1992) and his published work appears in journals such as American Philosophical Quarterly and Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. In 1985, the Frostburg State University Foundation presented him with the Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching.

David DeGrazia earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago, an M.St. from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. from Gerogetown University, each in philosophy. He has been teaching philosophy and biomedical ethics at George Washington University since 1989. He is the author of Taking Animals Seriously (Cambridge University Press) and of articles published in such journals as Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Public Affairs Quarterly, History of

Philosophy Quarterly, and Southern Journal of Philosophy.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 General introduction 1
Ch. 2 The physician-patient relationship 59
Ch. 3 Hospitals, nurses, families, and medical confidentiality 162
Ch. 4 Human and animal research 224
Ch. 5 Death and decisions regarding life-sustaining treatment 302
Ch. 6 Suicide, physician-assisted suicide, and active euthanasia 377
Ch. 7 Abortion and research on embryonic stem cells 448
Ch. 8 Genetics and human reproduction 511
Ch. 9 Social justice and health-care policy 615
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