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Ethics

  • Medicine and Moral Philosophyby Marshall Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Responding to the increased public interest in the moral aspects of medical practice, this collection of essays focuses on questions of justice and injustice in the delivery and distribution of medical care and on problems concerning the rights of patients in their relationship to doctors, medical institutions, and government. Originally published... more...

  • Assisted Dyingby Jo Cartwright; Lesley Mary Close; Terry Pratchett

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 9.99

    The latest developments in the arguments for and against assisted dying, with a foreword by Terry Pratchett Assisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age, generating endless headlines and moral debates. Published in conjunction with the organization Dignity in Dying, this important book provides a forum for expert... more...

  • Plato's Rivalry with Medicineby Susan B. Levin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    While scholars typically view Plato's engagement with medicine as uniform and largely positive, Susan B. Levin argues that from the Gorgias through the Laws, his handling of medicine unfolds in several key phases. Further, she shows that Plato views medicine as an important rival for authority on phusis (nature) and eudaimonia (flourishing). Levin's... more...

  • Natürlicher Tod und Ethikby Christoph Reutlinger

    Edition Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.08

    Der Tod ist seit jeher eines der Probleme schlechthin, mit denen sich Philosophie und Theologie auseinandersetzen. Während der letzten Jahrzehnte wurden Gesellschaft, Politik und Ethik von der Entwicklung der Medizin gefordert. Assistierter Suizid, Euthanasie oder Patientenverfügungen schaffen neue Fragen und Problematiken. Auch den theoretischen Diskurs... more...

  • Genetisches Enhancementby Lioba Ilona Luisa Welling

    Springer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Die dynamische Entwicklung der Lebenswissenschaften unterwirft die menschliche Natur in zunehmendem Maß der Moglichkeit technischer Intervention. Dieser Prozess erreicht mit der Option verbessernder Eingriffe in die genetische Ausstattung des Menschen eine neue Dimension, die ethische, politische und zunehmend auch rechtliche Debatten ausgelost hat,... more...

  • Practicing Medicine and Ethicsby Lauris Christopher Kaldjian

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book explores medicine, ethics and the challenge of moral diversity in health care. more...

  • Is evidence-based psychiatry ethical?by Mona Gupta

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Rated as one of the top 15 breakthroughs in medicine over the last 150 years, evidence-based medicine (EBM) has become highly influential in medicine. Put simply, EBM promotes a seemingly irrefutable, principle: that decision-making in medical practice should be based, as much as possible, on the most up-to-date research findings. EBM has been particularly... more...

  • The Patient in the Familyby Hilde Lindemann Nelson; James Lindemann Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The Patient in the Family diagnoses the ways in which the worlds of home and hospital misunderstand each other. The authors explore how medicine, through its new reproductive technologies, is altering the structure of families, how families can participate more fully in medical decision-making, and how to understand the impact on families when... more...

  • The Good Doctorby Barron H. Lerner

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care   As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital?s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his father, an infectious diseases physician,... more...

  • Is There a Duty to Die?by John Hardwig

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...