Buddhism And Bioethics / Edition 1

Buddhism And Bioethics / Edition 1

by Damien Keown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333912802

ISBN-13: 9780333912805

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book discusses contemporary issues in medical ethics from a Buddhist perspective. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Damien Keown shows how Buddhist ethical principles can be applied consistently to a range of bioethical problems, including abortion, embryo research, and euthanasia.
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Overview

This book discusses contemporary issues in medical ethics from a Buddhist perspective. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Damien Keown shows how Buddhist ethical principles can be applied consistently to a range of bioethical problems, including abortion, embryo research, and euthanasia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333912805
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(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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