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  • 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...

  • Vital Conversationsby Dennis Rosen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and patients, Dennis Rosen argues, is at the heart of this disparity, a pervasive problem that damages not only the well-being of the patient but... more...

  • Selbstbestimmung im Sterben - Fürsorge zum Lebenby Gian Domenico Borasio; Ralf Jox; Jochen Taupitz; Urban Wiesing

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 13.67

    Die aktuelle öffentliche Diskussion über den assistierten Suizid wird zumindest in Teilen von weltanschaulichem Schwarz-Weiß-Denken bestimmt, was eine sachliche, differenzierte Diskussion erschwert. Die Autoren dieses Buchs wollen in dieser Situation die Beratungsfunktion der Wissenschaft für die Politik konstruktiv ausüben. Deshalb unterbreiten sie... more...

  • Forensic Gynaecologyby Maureen Dalton

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00

    Details the provision of good-quality care to the victims of sexual and domestic violence. Content suitable for postgraduate examinations. more...

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

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 27.64

    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...