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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 14.99
Die gedankliche Ausgangsposition. Auf dem Boden der eng gefaßten analytischen Philosophie in ihrer Ausgestal tung als wissenschaftlich-technischer Positivismus er schien die Medizin in der ersten Hälfte dieses Jahrhun derts (und bei den meisten Ärzten bis heute) als ein metho dologisch geschlossenes (selbstreferentielles) System, eine naturwissenschaftlich... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; Not Available
The relation of mind and body is one of the central problems of post Cartesian times. It has precluded a unified theory of the positive sciences and prevented a satisfactory notion of man's psychophysical unity. Gen erally it has been treated as a problem of causality and solutions have been sought in various schemata of etiological relations. Proposals... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.99
Mass Hysteria examines the medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. Late eighteenth century transformations in these practices reshaped mothers' bodies, and contemporary norms and routines of prenatal care and early motherhood have inherited the legacy of that era. As a result, mothers are socially positioned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations go beyond simply respecting a child?s rights. He addresses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as: are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compatible with the right to autonomy and privacy granted to patients in general medicine? could there... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99 US$ 30.95
Healthcare ethics has been dominated by the voices of professionals. This book listens to the voices of patients and argues that patients' perceptions should form the core ethical obligations and insights for "good care." This is the ethical meaning of "patient-centered care." more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 25.95
The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital?s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his father, an infectious diseases physician,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
Medical law is one of the fastest moving areas of law; barely a week can go by without a change to the legal provisions, or a new key case passing through the courts. Medical Law and Ethics is the most regularly updated textbook on medical law, so you can be confident that it takes into account the most recent developments in the law. With exceptional... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37
The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center's Bioethics Consultation Service draws on a decade of experience to share a collection of their most interesting and informative research ethics consultations. The result is insight into the ethical issues that arise in clinical research and the practice of research ethics consultation. more...