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  • The Nature and Prospect of Bioethicsby

    Humana Press 2003; US$ 59.99

    As a field of study only thirty-five years old, bioethics has often lacked recognizable definition about what it is, what it does, what its value may be, and how one prepares to engage the discipline. In The Nature and Prospect of Bioethics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, prominent bioethicists, whose work is rooted in philosophy, religion, medicine,... more...

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicineby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 169.00

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Ethics, the Patient, and the Physician is the first comprehensive, multidisciplinary book to focus on the ethical challenges of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), examining the ethical considerations and challenges that increasingly face patients, physicians and complementary and alternative medicine... more...

  • Das Bild des Arztes im 21. Jahrhundertby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 79.99

    Das Bild ärztlicher Tätigkeit unterliegt einem steten Wandel. Der Arzt von heute wird zunehmend mit neuen nicht originär-medizinischen Anforderungen konfrontiert. Dies wirft die Frage nach der Identität der ärztlichen Profession in der Moderne auf: Wandelt sich das Bild des Arztes am Ende vom antiken ?Heiler" zu einem ?Gesundheitsmanager"? Der Band... more...

  • The Development of Bioethics in the United Statesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This volume of original essays reviews the development of bioethics in American culture, exposing the historical factors that led to its genesis, analyzing its cultural, philosophical and professional dimensions, and surveying its potential future trajectory. more...

  • Family-Oriented Informed Consentby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This volume addresses the proper character of patient informed consent to medical treatment and clinical research. The goal is critically to explore the current individually oriented approach to informed consent which grew out of the dominant bioethics movement that arose in the United States in the 1970s. In contrast to that individually oriented... more...

  • The DSM-5 in Perspectiveby

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 129.00

    Since its third edition in 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association has acquired a hegemonic role in the health care professions and has had a broad impact on the lay public. The publication in May 2013 of its fifth edition, the DSM-5, marked the latest milestone in the history... more...

  • Public Health Policy and Ethicsby

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 149.00

    Public Health Policy and Ethics brings together philosophers and practitioners to address the foundations and principles upon which public health policy may be advanced. What is the basis that justifies public health in the first place? Why should individuals be disadvantaged for the sake of the group? How do policy concerns and clinical practice... more...

  • Establishing Medical Realityby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Medicine has been a very fruitful source of significant issues for philosophy over the last 30 years. The vast majority of the issues discussed have been normative ? they have been problems in morality and political philosophy that now make up the field called bioethics. However, biomedical science presents many other philosophical questions that have... more...

  • Intentional Acts and Institutional Factsby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Savas L. Tsohatzidis John Searle is famous for his contributions to two fields with long and dist- guished traditions within analytic philosophy?the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind?, but his interests and achievements extend beyond these fields. From the early 1990s he has added to his research agenda a theme that was not only largely... more...

  • Reprogen-Ethics and the Future of Genderby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    'Reprogen-Ethics and the Future of Gender' brings together three tightly related topics, which have so far been dealt separately in bioethics: assisted reproduction, enhancing and gender. Part one in this book targets present policies and legislature of assisted reproduction. Part two focuses on current views of the ethics of PGD and enhancing.... more...