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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 89.95
Genomics and Society; Ethical, Legal-Cultural, and Socioeconomic Implications is the first book to address the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011. The work addresses fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system. Of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
In this revised edition with a new preface from the editor, leading scientists explain the nature and goals of `test tube' reproduction and genetic engineering, and their eugenic implications. In contrast to the Warnock report, the extended commentary considers the issues in the context of a social ethic rather than the individualist viewpoint. more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 155.00
The ethical assessment of new technologies raises two principal concerns: the need to develop effective policies and legislation, and the reconsideration of the ethical frameworks in which these policies and laws are developed. The importance of rapid, accurate examinations of tensions between Philosophy and Law and the relationship between philosophical... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 219.00
This book critically examines the pros and cons of our growing ability to shape human nature through technological advancements. It systematically analyzes the historical, conceptual and ethical issues regarding medical enhancement and posthumanity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
This book examines the ethical concepts which lie at the heart of journalism, including freedom, democracy, truth, objectivity, honesty and privacy. The common concern of the authors is to promote ethical conduct in the practice of journalism, as well as the quality of the information that readers and audience receive from the media. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00
In this book, first published in 2007, bioethics scholars examine the ethical, legal and social questions raised by human genetic databases. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 1,310.00
The Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Second Edition addresses both the physiological and the psychological aspects of human behavior. Carefully crafted, well written, and thoroughly indexed, the encyclopedia helps users-whether they are students just beginning formal study of the broad field or specialists in a branch of psychology-understand the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
One of the most controversial contemporary debates on the concept of health is the clash between the views of naturalists and normativists. Naturalists argue that, although health can be valued or disvalued, the concept of health is itself objective and value-free. In contrast, normativists argue that health is a contextual and value-laden concept,... more...