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  • One Little Fingerby Malini Chib

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 22.95

    One Little Finger is the autobiography of Malini Chib—a 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 Malini’s search for independence and identity, and her zeal to live a full, meaningful life despite... more...

  • Bioethics Around the Globeby Catherine Myser

    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...

  • Enhancing Human Capacitiesby Julian Savulescu; Ruud ter Meulen; Guy Kahane

    Wiley 2011; US$ 113.95

    Enhancing Human Capacities is the first to review the very latest scientific developments in human enhancement. It is unique in its examination of the ethical and policy implications of these technologies from a broad range of perspectives. Presents a rich range of perspectives on enhancement from world leading ethicists and scientists from Europe... more...

  • The Picture of Healthby Henri Colt; Silvia Quadrelli; Friedman Lester

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 37.99

    Film and literature have long been mined for interesting examples and case studies in order to teach biomedical ethics to students. This volume presents a collection of about 80 very brief, accessible essays written by international experts from medicine, social sciences, and the humanities, all of whom have experience using film in their teaching... more...

  • Healersby David Schenck; Larry Churchill

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99

    In this groundbreaking volume, David Schenck and Larry Churchill present the results of fifty interviews with practitioners identified by their peers as "healers," exploring in depth the things that the best clinicians do. They focus on specific actions that exceptional healers perform to improve their relationships with their patients and,... more...

  • L'educazione alla bioetica in Europaby Paolo Girolami

    SEEd Srl 2008; US$ 3.95

    Il libro è il risultato del lavoro compiuto nell?ambito del progetto europeo ?Edubioethics? e prova come differenti sensibilità culturali in seno alla bioetica possano convivere e farsi portatrici di un?opera educativa di sapore universalistico. Al lettore viene così offerta una panoramica internazionale dei principali contenuti della bioetica e delle... more...

  • Medical Benefit and the Human Lotteryby Duff R. Waring

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Bioethicists, moral philosophers and social policy analysts have long debated about how we should decide who shall be saved with scarce, lifesaving resources when not all can be saved. It is often claimed that it is fairer to save younger persons and that age is an ethically relevant consideration in such tragic decisions. Medical benefit should be... more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Bioethicsby Arthur L. Caplan; Robert Arp

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Contemporary Debates in Bioethics features a timelycollection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributedby many of today’s top bioethics scholars, focusing on corebioethical concerns of the twenty-first century. Written in an engaging, debate-style format for accessibilityto non-specialists Features general introductions to... more...

  • Schon Mensch oder noch nicht?by Johannes Seidel; Ethik (MKE) Münchner Kompetenz Zentrum

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 28.17

    Wann habe ich zu existieren begonnen? Mit der Geburt? Mit der "Empfängnis"? Oder noch davor? Wenige Fragen berühren unser Selbstverständnis so sehr wie diese. Diesen Fragen wird transdisziplinär theologisch-philosophisch-naturwissenschaftlich nachgegangen. Gezeigt wird, welcher Status dem Vorgeburtlichen in Geschichte und Gegenwart zugeschrieben... more...

  • Patientenselbstbestimmung und Selbstbestimmungsfähigkeitby Jochen Vollmann

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 32.24

    Der selbstbestimmte Wille des Patienten hat in der modernen Medizin eine zentrale ethische Bedeutung. Erkrankungen im Bereich der Psychiatrie, Neurologie, Geriatrie, aber auch der Kinderheilkunde sowie der Notfall- und Intensivmedizin können jedoch die Selbstbestimmungsfähigkeit des Kranken beeinträchtigen. In diesen Situationen besteht in der klinischen... more...