An important contribution to a debate that will continue for some time." Health and Canadian Society
Insightful and thought-provoking.... As Caplan has demonstrated so clearly... we would all be better off if the ethicists spoke first and not last." The Washington Post
Caplan’s views are important and instructive.... [This] book represents some of his best work." New England Journal of Medicine
Caplan’s [book] is thought provoking, insightful, and well argued. I recommend it highly."The Journal of the American Medical Association
... a generously illustrated discourse on method in medical and practical ethics." Ethics
A member of the President’s Task Force on National Health Care Reform examines some of the most controversial biomedical issues of our time.
About the Author
ARTHUR L. CAPLAN is Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Surgery at the University of Minnesota.
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Part II is "Ethical Issues in Animal and Human Experimentation" - clearly and succinctly spells out animal advocates' CONCERNS for animals and the exploitation they confront, and its implications FOR THE ANIMALS, for science, and for humans and our prospect.