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  • AI Ethics

    AI Ethics
    av Mark Coeckelbergh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538190

    An accessible synthesis of ethical issues raised by artificial intelligence that moves beyond hype and nightmare scenarios to address concrete questions.Artificial intelligence powers Google's search engine, enables Facebook to target advertising, a…

  • The Expanding Circle

    The Expanding Circle
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150697

    What is ethics? Where do moral standards come from? Are they based on emotions, reason, or some innate sense of right and wrong? For many scientists, the key lies entirely in biology - especially in Darwinian theories of evolution and self-preservat…

  • Against Nature

    Against Nature
    av Lorraine Daston

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537339

    A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders.Why have human beings, in many different cultures and epochs, looked to nature as a source of norms for human behavior? From ancient India and an…

  • Introduction to Bioethics

    Introduction to Bioethics
    av John A. Bryant

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118719596

    Introduction to Bioethics provides a comprehensive and yet concise coverage of the broad field of bioethics, dealing with the scientific, medical, social, religious and, where appropriate, political and international concerns. The book introduces th…

  • Introduction to Bioethics

    Introduction to Bioethics
    av John A. Bryant

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118719619

    Introduction to Bioethics provides a comprehensive and yet concise coverage of the broad field of bioethics, dealing with the scientific, medical, social, religious and, where appropriate, political and international concerns. The book introduces th…

  • Religion and the Technological Future

    Religion and the Technological Future
    av Calvin Mercer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030623586

    We live in an age of rapid technological advancement. Never before has humankind wielded so much power over our own biology. Biohacking, the attempt at human enhancement of physical, cognitive, affective, moral, and spiritual traits, has become a gl…

  • The Matter of Facts

    The Matter of Facts
    av Gareth Leng

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043885

    How biases, the desire for a good narrative, reliance on citation metrics, and other problems undermine confidence in modern science.Modern science is built on experimental evidence, yet scientists are often very selective in deciding what evidence…

  • Contingency and Convergence

    Contingency and Convergence
    av Russell Powell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043397

    Can we can use the patterns and processes of convergent evolution to make inferences about universal laws of life, on Earth and elsewhere?In this book, Russell Powell investigates whether we can use the patterns and processes of convergent evolution…

  • Responsible Conduct of Research

    Responsible Conduct of Research
    av Adil E. Shamoo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199376025

    Since the early 2000s, the field of Responsible Conduct of Research has become widely recognized as essential to scientific education, investigation, and training. At present, research institutions with public funding are expected to have some minim…

  • Rock, Bone, and Ruin

    Rock, Bone, and Ruin
    av Adrian Currie

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037266

    An argument that we should be optimistic about the capacity of "methodologically omnivorous" geologists, paleontologists, and archaeologists to uncover truths about the deep past.The "historical sciences"-geology, paleontology, and archaeology-have…

  • DNA Demystified

    DNA Demystified
    av Alan McHughen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190092962

    DNA, once the exclusive domain of scientists in research labs, is now the darling of popular and social media. With personal genetic testing kits in homes and GMO foods in stores, DNA is an increasingly familiar term. Unfortunately, what people know…

  • The Human Gene Editing Debate

    The Human Gene Editing Debate
    av John H. Evans

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197519561

    In 2018 the first genetically modified babies were reportedly born in China, made possible by the invention of CRISPR technology in 2012. This controversial advancement overturned the pre-existing moral consensus, which had held for over fifty years…

  • Remediation in Medical Education

    Remediation in Medical Education

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781461490241

    Remediation in medical education is the act of facilitating a correction for trainees who started out on the journey toward becoming excellent physicians but have moved off course. This book offers an evidence-based and practical approach to the ide…

  • Pseudoscience

    Pseudoscience

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537049

    Case studies, personal accounts, and analysis show how to recognize and combat pseudoscience in a post-truth world.In a post-truth, fake news world, we are particularly susceptible to the claims of pseudoscience. When emotions and opinions are more…

  • The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights

    The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights
    av Robert Garner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197508497

    Animal rights is now a concept that has achieved wide name-recognition. Vegetarianism, and even veganism, is now commonplace, representing a massive transformation in public attitudes. Fifty years ago, the concept of animal rights was almost unheard…

  • The Different Faces of Autonomy

    The Different Faces of Autonomy
    av M. Schermer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402009846

    Patient autonomy is a much discussed and debated subject in medical ethics, as well as in healthcare practice, medical law, and healthcare policy. This book provides a detailed and nuanced analysis of both the concept of autonomy and the principle o…

  • Active Matter

    Active Matter

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036801

    The first book on active matter, an emerging field focused on programming physical materials to assemble themselves, transform autonomously, and react to information.The past few decades brought a revolution in computer software and hardware; today…

  • Bioethics

    Bioethics
    av Ben Mepham

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199214303

    Bioethical issues remain front-page news, with debate continuing to rage over issues including genetic modification, animal cloning, and 'designer babies'. With public opinion often driven by media speculation, how can we ensure that informed decisi…

  • Ecology, Community and Lifestyle

    Ecology, Community and Lifestyle
    av Arne Naess

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521348737

    The basic thesis of the work is that environmental problems are only to be solved by people - people who will be required to make value judgements in conflicts that go beyond narrowly conceived human concerns. Thus people require not only an ethical…

  • Reflections on Medical Ethics

    Reflections on Medical Ethics
    av Jean-Pierre Clero

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030652326

    This book questions the notions of person, personality, dignity, and other connected notions such as (informed) consent, and discusses new perspectives on categories that allow ethical debates in medicine to overcome morals and ordinary religious sc…

  • Epidemiology: A Very Short Introduction

    Epidemiology: A Very Short Introduction
    av Rodolfo Saracci

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199543335

    What is epidemiology? What are the causes of a new disease? How can pandemics be prevented? Epidemiology is the study of the changing patterns of disease and its main aim is to improve the health of populations. It's a vital field, central to the he…

  • Remediation in Medical Education

    Remediation in Medical Education

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493945061

    Remediation in medical education is the act of facilitating a correction for trainees who started out on the journey toward becoming excellent physicians but have moved off course. This book offers an evidence-based and practical approach to the ide…

  • Is It Really Green?

    Is It Really Green?
    av Georgina Wilson-Powell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241435809

    Find clarity on everyday green-living dilemmas to maximise your sustainability Are paper bags always more environmentally friendly than plastic? How much better for the planet are electric cars? What saves more water - using the dishwasher or washin…

  • Posthuman Bliss?

    Posthuman Bliss?
    av Susan B. Levin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190051495

    A tightly argued and expansive examination of the pitfalls of transhumanism that reacquaints us with what it means to live well.Advocates of transhumanism, or "radical" enhancement, urge us to pursue the biotechnological heightening of select capaci…

  • Life as Surplus

    Life as Surplus
    av Melinda E. Cooper

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295987910

    Focusing on the period between the 1970s and the present, Life as Surplus is a pointed and important study of the relationship between politics, economics, science, and cultural values in the United States today. Melinda Cooper demonstrates that the…

  • Life as Surplus

    Life as Surplus
    av Melinda E. Cooper

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295997124

    Focusing on the period between the 1970s and the present, Life as Surplus is a pointed and important study of the relationship between politics, economics, science, and cultural values in the United States today. Melinda Cooper demonstrates that the…

  • Ehrfurcht vor den Tieren

    Ehrfurcht vor den Tieren
    av Albert Schweitzer

    Pocket - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783406619144

  • The Scientific Attitude

    The Scientific Attitude
    av Lee McIntyre

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039833

    An argument that what makes science distinctive is its emphasis on evidence and scientists' willingness to change theories on the basis of new evidence.Attacks on science have become commonplace. Claims that climate change isn't settled science, tha…

  • Science and the Production of Ignorance

    Science and the Production of Ignorance

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538213

    An introduction to the new area of ignorance studies that examines how science produces ignorance-both actively and passively, intentionally and unintentionally.We may think of science as our foremost producer of knowledge, but for the past decade,…

  • Setting Health-Care Priorities

    Setting Health-Care Priorities
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190946883

    With much of the world's population facing restricted access to adequate medical care, how to allocate scarce health-care resources is a pressing question for governments, hospitals, and individuals. How do we decide where funding for health-care pr…

  • Unfit for the Future

    Unfit for the Future
    av Ingmar Persson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198707929

    Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on our urgently finding ways to bring about radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our own human nature. We have rewritten our own moral agenda by the drastic changes we have ma…

  • Unfit for the Future

    Unfit for the Future
    av Ingmar Persson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199653645

    Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on our urgently finding ways to bring about radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our own human nature. We have rewritten our own moral agenda by the drastic changes we have ma…

  • Care in Practice

    Care in Practice

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783837614473

    In what way is "care" a matter of "tinkering"? Rather than presenting care as a (preferably "warm") relation between human beings, the various contributions to the volume give the material world (usually cast as "cold") a prominent place in their an…

  • Ethics and Animals

    Ethics and Animals
    av Lori Gruen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108986571

    In this comprehensive updated introduction to animal ethics, Lori Gruen weaves together poignant and provocative case studies with discussions of ethical theory, urging readers to engage critically and reflect empathetically on our relationships wit…

  • Health and Welfare of Brachycephalic (Flat-faced) Companion Animals

    Health and Welfare of Brachycephalic (Flat-faced) Companion Animals

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367207243

    Health and welfare issues of brachycephalic (flat-faced) animals are one of the most pressing problems facing companion animals right now. Dogs, in particular, are suffering from a 'brachycephalic crisis' resulting from a perfect storm where predisp…

  • Biomedicine and the Human Condition

    Biomedicine and the Human Condition
    av Michael G. Sargent

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521833660

    How to avoid disease, how to breed successfully and how to live to a reasonable age, are questions that have perplexed mankind throughout history. This 2005 book explores our progress in understanding these challenges, and the risks and rewards of o…

  • Biomedicine and the Human Condition

    Biomedicine and the Human Condition
    av Michael G. Sargent

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521541480

    How to avoid disease, how to breed successfully and how to live to a reasonable age, are questions that have perplexed mankind throughout history. This 2005 book explores our progress in understanding these challenges, and the risks and rewards of o…

  • The Variety of Values

    The Variety of Values
    av Susan Wolf

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195332803

    For over thirty years Susan Wolf has been writing about moral and nonmoral values and the relation between them. This volume collects Wolf's most important essays on the topics of morality, love, and meaning, ranging from her classic essay "Moral Sa…

  • The Variety of Values

    The Variety of Values
    av Susan Wolf

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195332810

    For over thirty years Susan Wolf has been writing about moral and nonmoral values and the relation between them. This volume collects Wolf's most important essays on the topics of morality, love, and meaning, ranging from her classic essay "Moral Sa…

  • Is Death Ever Preferable to Life?

    Is Death Ever Preferable to Life?
    av Ian Olver

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048161782

    This is an original contribution to the much debated area of the value that we should place on human life. With the euthanasia issue highlighted in the public arena this book argues for a non-absolutist highest value on life ethic and how that fits…

  • Working Virtue

    Working Virtue

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271658

    Working Virtue is the first substantial collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems. Leading figures in ethical theory and applied ethics discuss topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersona…

  • Working Virtue

    Working Virtue

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199570867

    Working Virtue is the first substantial collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems. Leading figures in ethical theory and applied ethics discuss topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersona…

  • Bioethics and the Brain

    Bioethics and the Brain
    av Walter Glannon

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195307788

    Our ability to map and intervene in the structure of the human brain is proceeding at a very quick rate. Advances in psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery have given us fresh insights into the neurobiological basis of human thought and behaviour.…

  • Bioethics and the Brain

    Bioethics and the Brain
    av Walter Glannon

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195371949

    This is the first single-author book on what has come to be known as neuroethics. Walter Glannon uses a philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as Terri Schiavo, to offer r…

  • Herramientas multimedias como aporte al cuidado del medio ambiente

    Herramientas multimedias como aporte al cuidado del medio ambiente
    av Byron Fabricio Ortega Reyes

    Häftad - 2018 - Spanska - ISBN: 9786202140256

    Esta obra tiene como objetivo fomentar responsabilidad medioambiental tanto en estudiantes, docentes, directivos y sociedad sin excepci n alguna. Presenta la relaci n que existe entre el dise o gr fico y la educaci n ambiental, desarrolla soluciones…

  • Directly Compressible Co-Processed Excipient for Sustained Release

    Directly Compressible Co-Processed Excipient for Sustained Release
    av Patel Hetal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783659485022

  • Health Promotion and Prevention Programmes in Pr - How Patients' Health Practices are Rationalised, Reconceptualised and Reorganised

    Health Promotion and Prevention Programmes in Pr - How Patients' Health Practices are Rationalised, Reconceptualised and Reorganised
    av Thomas Mathar

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783837613025

    The shift to prevention and health promotion is an example of how policy makers aim to rationalise and organise both health systems and patients' health practices. By applying a perspective from empirical science & technology studies (STS), based on…

  • Normative and Pragmatic Dimensions of Genetic Counseling

    Normative and Pragmatic Dimensions of Genetic Counseling
    av Joseph B. Fanning

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319449289

    This book provides an elaboration and evaluation of the dominant conceptions of genetic counseling as they are accounted for in three different models: the teaching model; the psychotherapeutic model; and the responsibility model. The elaboration of…

  • Pragmatist Ethics for a Technological Culture

    Pragmatist Ethics for a Technological Culture

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402009877

    Our technological culture has an extremely dynamic character: old ways of reproducing ourselves, managing nature and keeping animals are continually replaced by new ones; norms and values with respect to our bodies, food production, health care and…

  • Hydrocephalus

    Hydrocephalus

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319613031

    This book provides the reader with a well-structured, comprehensive approach to hydrocephalus and related syndromes. It also addresses the ethical dilemmas of managing hydrocephalus, of which many neurosurgeons are unaware, and presents cutting-edge…

  • Determinants of Prevalence & Intervention to Prevent of Child Obesity

    Determinants of Prevalence & Intervention to Prevent of Child Obesity
    av Naik Jesoth Lalu

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783846551615

  • Vosstanovlenie OB"Ektov Sadovo-Parkovogo Naslediya Povolzh'ya V Rossii

    Vosstanovlenie OB"Ektov Sadovo-Parkovogo Naslediya Povolzh'ya V Rossii
    av Sokol'skaya Ol'ga

    Häftad - 2014 - Ryska - ISBN: 9783659174612

  • Bioethics and Biolaw through Literature

    Bioethics and Biolaw through Literature

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110252842

    In recent years, the well-established field of human anthropology has been put under scrutiny by the new data offered by science and technology. Scientific intervention into human life through organ transplants, euthanasia, genetic engineering, expe…

  • Health and Human Flourishing

    Health and Human Flourishing

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589010796

    What, exactly, does it mean to be human? It is an age-old question, one for which theology, philosophy, science, and medicine have all provided different answers. But though a unified response to the question can no longer be taken for granted, how…

  • Health and Human Flourishing

    Health and Human Flourishing

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589010789

    What, exactly, does it mean to be human? It is an age-old question, one for which theology, philosophy, science, and medicine have all provided different answers. But though a unified response to the question can no longer be taken for granted, how…

  • Mental Health: Philosophical Perspectives

    Mental Health: Philosophical Perspectives

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401569118

    The concept 'health' is ambiguous [18,9, 11]. The concept 'mental health' is even more so. 'Health' compasses senses of well-being, wholeness, and sound ness that mean more than the simple freedom from illness - a fact appreci ated in the World Heal…

  • Stem Cells: New Frontiers In Science And Ethics

    Stem Cells: New Frontiers In Science And Ethics

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814374248

    Fast-moving and ever-changing, stem cell science and research presents ongoing ethical and legal challenges in many countries. Each development and innovation throws up new challenges. This is the case even where new developments initially seem to s…

  • Nutritional Imprinting In Broilers Through Early Dietary Manipulations

    Nutritional Imprinting In Broilers Through Early Dietary Manipulations
    av Moustafa Mohamed Metwally Ahmed

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786200116437

    The main objectives of poultry nutrition research can be summarized in optimizing feed efficiency, increasing productivity, maximizing profit, improving health and immunity, and decreasing environmental pollution. In the last two decades, new concep…