The Bioethics Reader
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Bioethics Reader by Professor Ruth Chadwick
Book DescriptionA collection celebrating some of the best essays from the Blackwell journals, Bioethics and Developing World Bioethics. * Contributors include Helga Kuhse, Michael Selgelid and Baroness Mary Warnock, former Chair of the British Government's Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilization and Embryology's. * Traces some of the most important concerns of the 1980s, such as the ethics of euthanasia, reproductive technologies, the allocation of scarce medical resources, surrogate motherhood, through to a range of new issues debated today, particularly in the field of genetics. * Includes contributions that are still as hotly debated today as they were 20 years ago and serves as a salutary reminder that free and open discussion is vital to the health of the discipline itself. * Includes eight sections comprising some of the journals' best publications in methodological issues, the health care professional-patient relationship, public health ethics, research ethics, genetics, as well as beginning- and end-of-life issues. * Will serve the academic bioethicists as well as students of bioethics as an excellent source book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405175227
(226mm x 154mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Professor Ruth Chadwick
Ruth Chadwick has been co-editor of Bioethics since 2000. She is Distinguished Research Professor, Cardiff University, and Director of the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen): a Lancaster-Cardiff collaboration. Helga Kuhse is an Honorary Research Associate of the Monash University Centre for Human Bioethics. She was Director of the Centre until June 1999. Kuhse is the author of Caring: Nurses, Women and Ethics, The Sanctity of Life Doctrine in Medicine: A Critique, co-author of Should the Baby Live? with Peter Singer, editor of Willing to Listen - Wanting to Die and has published numerous articles in scholarly journals. Willem Landman was one of the founding editors and is currently co-editor of Developing World Bioethics. He is CEO of the Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicSA), Professor Extraordinaire at the University of Stellenbosch, and Ethics Advisor to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva. He studied at the University of Oxford and taught bioethics at the University of North Carolina. Udo Schuklenk has been co-editor of Bioethics since 2000. He was also one of the founding editors and is currently co-editor of Developing World Bioethics. He is a Professor of Philosophy and Ontario Research Chair in Bioethics and Public Policy in the Philosophy Department of Canada's Queen's University. Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, How Are We to Live?, Rethinking Life and Death, One World, and The Ethics of What We Eat. He was the founding president of the International Association of Bioethics.
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