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Ethics

  • Early Modern Medicine and Natural Philosophyby Peter Distelzweig; Benjamin Goldberg; Evan R. Ragland

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents an innovative look at early modern medicine and natural philosophy as historically interrelated developments. The individual chapters chart this interrelation in a variety of contexts, from the Humanists who drew on Hippocrates, Galen, and Aristotle to answer philosophical and medical questions, to medical debates on the limits... more...

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirthby Helen Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ?vital conflict? resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close human relationship with the woman as guardian or... more...

  • Petits essais philosophiquesby Jean-Michel Longneaux

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    Approche philosophique de l?éthique clinique Dans le monde de la santé, comme ailleurs, on justifie des décisions au nom de grands slogans (la liberté, la dignité, les droits de l?homme, etc.) sans savoir d?où ils viennent, ce qui les fonde et les justifie. N?est-ce pas vivre dans l?ignorance de soi-même que de revendiquer de tels principes sans... more...

  • Medizinethik als Ethik der Pflegeby Joachim Heil; Bastian Zimmermann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 70.00

    The authors draw upon Heidegger?s hermeneutics of the history of being and American pragmatism to develop a method that offers new insights for resolving everyday crises in today's complex interactions between the world of technological medicine and the life situation of each patient. The methodology of clinical pragmatism is applied to... more...

  • Autonomie und Vertrauenby Holmer Steinfath; Claudia Wiesemann; Reiner Anselm; Gunnar Duttge; Volker Lipp; Friedemann Nauck; Silke Schicktanz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 29.99

    Die Selbstbestimmung des Patienten wird in liberalen und individualisierten Gesellschaften zu Recht hochgehalten. Doch die Handlungsfreiheit des Einzelnen in einer hochkomplexen, von wissenschaftlich-technischen Rationalitäten durchstrukturierten Welt wächst nur in dem Maße, wie Personen- und Systemvertrauen ermöglicht wird. Ein Übermaß an Entscheidungsoptionen... more...

  • Americans with Disabilitiesby Leslie Francis; Anita Silvers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    In this groundbreaking work, leading philosophers, legal theorists, bioethicists, and policy makers offer incisive looks into the philosophical and moral foundations of disability law and policy. more...

  • The Fiction of Bioethicsby Tod Chambers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Tod Chambers suggests that literary theory is a crucial component in the complete understanding of bioethics. The Fiction of Bioethics explores the medical case study and distills the idea that bioethicists study real-life cases, while philosophers contemplate fictional accounts. more...

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossingby Erik Malmqvist; Kristin Zeiler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars working on the ethical, social and cultural aspects of such... more...

  • Las células madreby Nicolás Jouve

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99

    Células madres y fecundación in vitro: límites científicas y éticas Las células madre son células no especializadas que tienen la capacidad de transformarse en muchos tipos de células diferentes del organismo. Cuando a finales de los años noventa se conoció la existencia de las células madre embrionarias surgió la idea de aprovechar los embriones... more...

  • Ethics, Medicine, and Information Technologyby Kenneth W. Goodman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    Essential for anyone who uses computers in clinical practice and cares about the ethical issues that arise in their work. more...