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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00
This book provides a collection of original essays on cutting-edge topics in medical ethics research. Leading philosophers give in-depth accounts of issues as diverse as embryo pre-selection, the role of autonomy in organ transplant markets, conscientious objection in the health care professions and neonatal euthanasia. Provocative and original, the... more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2007; US$ 53.00
Providing ethical care is the goal of every dedicated clinician and clinical trainee, yet fulfilling this ideal involves far more than simply being -- or trying to be -- good. Writing with clarity, coherence, and optimism, the authors summarize fundamental principles, enumerate essential skills, and review recent empirical findings in the overlapping... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
Animal cloning has developed quickly since the birth of Dolly the Sheep. What do Dolly and her fellow mouse, cow, pig, goat and monkey clones mean for science? And for society? Why do many people respond so fearfully to cloning? This book addresses these and other questions. It is useful for students, citizens, and policymakers. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95
This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia more...
- Encounter Books 2002; US$ 16.95
When his teenaged son Christopher, brain-damaged in an auto accident, developed a 106-degree fever following weeks of unconsciousness, John Campbell asked the attending physician for help. The doctor refused. Why bother? The boy?s life was effectively over. Campbell refused to accept this verdict. He demanded treatment and threatened legal action.... more...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 22.95
One Little Finger is the autobiography of Malini Chiba woman who defied all odds to emerge victorious in spite of a crippling disability and an indifferent society; who dragged herself out of the limits of her condition. This is the story of Malinis search for independence and identity, and her zeal to live a full, meaningful life despite... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99
Contemporary bioethics, now roughly 40 years old as a discipline, originated in the United States with a primarily Anglo-American cultural ethos. It continues to be professionalized and institutionalized as a maturing discipline at the intersections of philosophy, medicine, law, social sciences, and humanities. Increasingly bioethics - along with its... more...