Buddhism and Bioethics / Edition 1

Buddhism and Bioethics / Edition 1

by Damien Keown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0333912802

ISBN-13: 9780333912805

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Buddhism and Bioethics discusses contemporary issues in medical ethics from a Buddhist perspective. The issues examined include abortion, embryo research and euthanasia. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, the book shows how Buddhist ethical principles can be applied consistently to a range of bioethical problems. It is suggested that moral judgements can be

Overview

Buddhism and Bioethics discusses contemporary issues in medical ethics from a Buddhist perspective. The issues examined include abortion, embryo research and euthanasia. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, the book shows how Buddhist ethical principles can be applied consistently to a range of bioethical problems. It is suggested that moral judgements can be objective and that there can be a 'Buddhist view' on ethical issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333912805
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Buddhism, Medicine and Ethics At the Beginning of Life At the End of Life Notes Bibliography Glossary Index

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