If I Were a Rich Man Could I Buy a Pancreas?: And Other Essays on the Ethics of Health Care

If I Were a Rich Man Could I Buy a Pancreas?: And Other Essays on the Ethics of Health Care

by Arthur L. Caplan

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253208682
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 08/22/1992
Series: Medical Ethics
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.04(d)

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.