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  • 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 timely collection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributed by many of today’s top bioethics scholars, focusing on core bioethical concerns of the twenty-first century. Written in an engaging, debate-style format for accessibility to non-specialists Features general introductions... more...

  • Autonomie und Machtby Reiner Anselm; Julia Inthorn; Lukas Kaelin; Ulrich H.J. Körtner

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 42.70

    Autonomie ist einer der Grundbegriffe der Medizinethik, dem (verborgene) Machtmechanismen innerhalb und außerhalb der Medizin entgegenstehen. Autonomie und Macht stehen dabei sowohl auf der interpersonellen Ebene der stets asymmetrischen Arzt-Patienten-Beziehung als auch auf der strukturellen Ebene des Gesundheitswesens in einem spannungsvollen Verhältnis.... more...

  • Die Redaktion als Institution der Medienethikby Klaus Meier

    Springer 2013; US$ 6.99

    Die Redaktion ist bislang eine vernachlässigte Institution der Medienethik. Der Band begründet, warum sich dies im digitalen Zeitalter ändert: Weil die journalistische Marke als verlässlicher Informationsgarant in der Flut der digitalen Welt sichtbar sein soll, werben Redaktionen um Vertrauen beim Publikum. more...

  • Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Healthcareby Gladys L. Husted; James H. Husted

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making that can help clarify issues in situations where ''right'' and ''wrong'' may not be clearly defined. New to this edition: an expanded preface and first chapter to accommodate advances in health care; two new chapters on traditional ethical systems and how they pertain to the health... more...

  • Clinical Bioethicsby Corrado Viafora

    Springer 2006; US$ 189.00

    Presents a theory of Clinical Bioethics based on the integration of the moral logic of health care practice and the social concerns and processes. This volume provides a reconstruction of bioethical judgement both at the level of epistemological statute and institutional context, that is clinical ethics committees and clinical ethics consultation. more...