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Ethics

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  • Krankheit und Gesundheit bei Maimonidesby H. Schipperges

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    "Maimonides wird von Deutschen kaum noch gelesen", behauptet Friedrich Niewohner in seinem vielbeachteten Wolfenbiitteler Maimonides-Vortrag (1988). In der Tat weisen die Zeugnisse der Sekundarliteratur wie auch die erstaunlichen Bemiihungen urn eine immer noch ausstehende kritische Gesamtedition eher in den angloamerikanischen Raum. Jedenfalls war... more...

  • Medical Ethicsby Michael Boylan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02

    The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of the sections written specifically for this new volume. An accessible introduction for beginners, offering a combination... more...

  • Wissen und Gewissenby Gerhard Riecker

    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...

  • Mind-Bodyby H. Tristram Engelhardt

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • Ethical Issues in Biotechnologyby Richard Sherlock; John D. Morrey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 64.99

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  • Mass Hysteriaby Rebecca Kukla

    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...

  • Parental Obligations and Bioethicsby Bernard G. Prusak

    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...

  • What Patients Teachby Larry R. Churchill; Joseph B. Fanning; David Schenck

    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...

  • The Ethics of Sports Medicineby Claudio Tamburrini; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    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...

  • The Good Doctorby Barron H. Lerner

    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...