Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues / Edition 7

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues / Edition 7

by Carol Levine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697375358

ISBN-13: 9780697375353

Pub. Date: 03/01/1997

Publisher: Brown & Benchmark

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in bioethics. The "yes" and "no" readings, which represent the arguments of leading philosophers and social commentators, discuss topics such as death and dying; choices in reproduction; children and bioethics and genetics. Adopters can use the student Web site Dushkin Online

Overview

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in bioethics. The "yes" and "no" readings, which represent the arguments of leading philosophers and social commentators, discuss topics such as death and dying; choices in reproduction; children and bioethics and genetics. Adopters can use the student Web site Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online/) for study support and to find related Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697375353
Publisher:
Brown & Benchmark
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. Medical Decision MakingISSUE 1. Is Informed Consent Still Central to Medical Ethics? YES: Robert M. Arnold and Charles W. Lidz, from “Informed Consent: Clinical Aspects of Consent in Health Care,” in Warren T. Reich, ed., Encyclopedia of Bioethics, vol. 3, rev. ed. (Simon & Schuster, 1995) NO: Robert M. Veatch, from “Abandoning Informed Consent,” Hastings Center Report (March–April 1995) ISSUE 2. Can Family Interests Ethically Outweigh Patient Autonomy? YES: John Hardwig, from “What About the Family?” Hastings Center Report (March–April 1990) NO: Jeffrey Blustein, from “The Family in Medical Decisionmaking,” Hastings Center Report (May–June 1993) ISSUE 3. Does Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Medication Enhance Patient Autonomy? (and more...)

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