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Is There an Ethicist in the House?: On the Cutting Edge of Bioethics

Is There an Ethicist in the House?: On the Cutting Edge of Bioethics

by Jonathan D. Moreno


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ISBN-13: 9780253346353
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2005
Series: Medical Ethics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Jonathan D. Moreno is Kornfeld Professor and Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia and a Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He has been a senior staff member for two presidential commissions and an advisor to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Moreno is past president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: "Is There a Philosopher in the House?"
List of Abbreviations
I. A Hospital Philosopher
1. Is There an Ethicist in the House?
2. Call Me Doctor? Confessions of a Hospital Philosopher
3. Arguing Euthanasia
II. Naturalizing Bioethics in Theory and Practice
4. Bioethics Is a Naturalism
5. Ethics Consultation as Moral Engagement
6. Ethics by Committee: The Moral Authority of Consensus
III. Human Use
7. Goodbye to All That: The End of Moderate Protectionism in Human Subjects Research
8. Convenient and Captive Populations
9. Regulation of Research in the Decisionally Impaired
IV. The Meanings of Nuremberg
10. "The Only Feasible Means": The Pentagon's Ambivalent Relationship with the Nuremberg Code.
11. Reassessing the Influence of the Nuremberg Code on American Medical Ethics
V. New Directions
12. Cancer, Truth, and Genetics
13. Neuroethics: An Agenda for Neuroscience and Society
14. Bioethics after the Terror
15. Another Impossible Profession

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