The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (Blackwell Philosophy Guides #21) (Paperback)

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By Rosamond Rhodes (Editor), Leslie P. Francis (Editor), Anita Silvers (Editor)
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The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics is a guide to the complex literature written on the increasingly dense topic of ethics in relation to the new technologies of medicine.
  • Examines the key ethical issues and debates which have resulted from the rapid advances in biomedical technology
  • Brings together the leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, medicine, theology and law, to discuss these issues
  • Tackles such topics as ending life, patient choice, selling body parts, resourcing and confidentiality
  • Organized with a coherent structure that differentiates between the decisions of individuals and those of social policy.

About the Author


Rosamond Rhodes is Professor of Medical Education and Director of Bioethics Education at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate School, CUNY. Leslie P. Francis is Professor of Philosophy and the Alfred C. Emery Professor of Law, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Utah, and Adjunct Professor in the Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine. Anita Silvers is Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781405125840
ISBN-10: 1405125845
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 8th, 2007
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Blackwell Philosophy Guides

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