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  • Good Ethics and Bad Choices

    Good Ethics and Bad Choices
    av Jennifer S. Blumenthal-Barby

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542487

    An analysis of how findings in behavioral economics challenge fundamental assumptions of medical ethics, integrating the latest research in both fields. Bioethicists have long argued for rational persuasion to help patients with medical decisions. B…

  • Neuroethics

    Neuroethics

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262514606

    Explores the ethical, legal, and societal issues arising from brain imaging, psychopharmacology, and other new developments in neuroscience.Neuroscience increasingly allows us to explain, predict, and even control aspects of human behavior. The ethi…

  • The Structure of Moral Revolutions

    The Structure of Moral Revolutions
    av Robert Baker

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043083

    A theoretical account of moral revolutions, illustrated by historical cases that include the criminalization and decriminalization of abortion and the patient rebellion against medical paternalism.We live in an age of moral revolutions in which the…

  • Reframing Rights

    Reframing Rights

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516273

    Investigations into the interplay of biological and legal conceptions of life, from government policies on cloning to DNA profiling by law enforcement.Legal texts have been with us since the dawn of human history. Beginning in 1953, life too became…

  • Re-Reasoning Ethics

    Re-Reasoning Ethics
    av Barry Hoffmaster

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037693

    How developing a more expansive, non-formal conception of reason produces richer ethical understandings of human situations, explored and illustrated with many real examples.In Re-Reasoning Ethics, Barry Hoffmaster and Cliff Hooker enhance and empow…

  • Ethics and the Metaphysics of Medicine

    Ethics and the Metaphysics of Medicine
    av Kenneth A. Richman

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262182386

    Explores the philosophical and practical ethical implications of a definition of health as a state that allows us to reach our goals.Definitions of health and disease are of more than theoretical interest. Understanding what it means to be healthy h…

  • Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Responsibility

    Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Responsibility
    av Yechiel Michael Barilan

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525978

    A novel and multidisciplinary exposition and theorization of human dignity and rights, brought to bear on current issues in bioethics and biolaw."Human dignity" has been enshrined in international agreements and national constitutions as a fundament…

  • Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care

    Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262019682

    Discussions of key ethical dilemmas in mental health care, including consent, trauma and violence, addiction, confidentiality, and therapeutic boundaries.This book discusses some of the most critical ethical issues in mental health care today, inclu…

  • Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care

    Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525015

    Discussions of key ethical dilemmas in mental health care, including consent, trauma and violence, addiction, confidentiality, and therapeutic boundaries.This book discusses some of the most critical ethical issues in mental health care today, inclu…

  • Truly Human Enhancement

    Truly Human Enhancement
    av Nicholas Agar

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262026635

    A nuanced discussion of human enhancement that argues for enhancement that does not significantly exceed what is currently possible for human beings.The transformative potential of genetic and cybernetic technologies to enhance human capabilities is…

  • Human Subjects Research Regulation

    Human Subjects Research Regulation

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526210

    Experts from different disciplines offer novel ideas for improving research oversight and protection of human subjects.The current framework for the regulation of human subjects research emerged largely in reaction to the horrors of Nazi human exper…

  • Dying in the Twenty-First Century

    Dying in the Twenty-First Century

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534598

    Physicians, philosophers, and theologians consider how to address death and dying for a diverse population in a secularized century.Most of us are generally ill-equipped for dying. Today, we neither see death nor prepare for it. But this has not alw…

  • In Search of the Good

    In Search of the Good
    av Daniel Callahan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262018487

    One of the founding fathers of bioethics describes the development of the field and his thinking on some of the crucial issues of our time. Daniel Callahan helped invent the field of bioethics more than forty years ago when he decided to use his tra…

  • Making Medical Decisions for the Profoundly Mentally Disabled

    Making Medical Decisions for the Profoundly Mentally Disabled
    av Norman L. Cantor

    Klotband - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262033312

    A legal and moral analysis of medical decision making on behalf of those with such severe cognitive impairments that they cannot exercise self-determination.In this book, Norman Cantor analyzes the legal and moral status of people with profound ment…

  • Dying in the Twenty-First Century

    Dying in the Twenty-First Century

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029124

    Most of us are generally ill-equipped for dying. Today, we neither see death nor prepare for it. But this has not always been the case. In the early fifteenth century, the Roman Catholic Church published the Ars moriendi texts, which established pra…

  • Ethics in Everyday Places

    Ethics in Everyday Places
    av Tom Koch

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037211

    An exploration of moral stress, distress, and injuries inherent in modern society through the maps that pervade academic and public communications worlds.In Ethics in Everyday Places, ethicist and geographer Tom Koch considers what happens when, as…

  • Afflicted

    Afflicted
    av Nicole M. Piemonte

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037396

    How medical education and practice can move beyond a narrow focus on biological intervention to recognize the lived experiences of illness, suffering, and death.In Afflicted, Nicole Piemonte examines the preoccupation in medicine with cure over care…

  • Choosing Down Syndrome

    Choosing Down Syndrome
    av Chris Kaposy

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037716

    An argument that more people should have children with Down syndrome, written from a pro-choice, disability-positive perspective.The rate at which parents choose to terminate a pregnancy when prenatal tests indicate that the fetus has Down syndrome…

  • Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word

    Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word
    av Philip M. Rosoff

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262027496

    A provocative argument that the best way to deliver high-quality healthcare to Americans is to institute a comprehensive and fair system of rationing.Most people would agree that the healthcare system in the United States is a mess. Healthcare accou…

  • Humanity Enhanced

    Humanity Enhanced
    av Russell Blackford

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262026611

    An argument that modern liberal democracies should tolerate human enhancement technologies, answering key objections by critics of these practices.Emerging biotechnologies that manipulate human genetic material have drawn a chorus of objections from…

  • Thieves of Virtue

    Thieves of Virtue
    av Tom Koch

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526784

    An argument against the "lifeboat ethic" of contemporary bioethics that views medicine as a commodity rather than a tradition of care and caring.Bioethics emerged in the 1960s from a conviction that physicians and researchers needed the guidance of…

  • Case Studies in Biomedical Research Ethics

    Case Studies in Biomedical Research Ethics
    av Timothy F. Murphy

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262632867

    This textbook for instruction in biomedical research ethics can also serve as a valuable reference for professionals in the field of bioethics. The 149 cases included in the book are grouped in nine chapters, each of which covers a key area of debat…

  • Why Have Children?

    Why Have Children?
    av Christine Overall

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525299

    A wide-ranging exploration of whether or not choosing to procreate can be morally justified-and if so, how.In contemporary Western society, people are more often called upon to justify the choice not to have children than they are to supply reasons…

  • Research Misconduct Policy in Biomedicine

    Research Misconduct Policy in Biomedicine
    av Barbara K. Redman

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262019811

    An analysis of current biomedical research misconduct policy that proposes a new approach emphasizing the context of misconduct and improved oversight.Federal regulations that govern research misconduct in biomedicine have not been able to prevent a…

  • New Methuselahs

    New Methuselahs
    av John K. Davis

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262038133

    An examination of the ethical issues raised by the possibility of human life extension, including its desirability, unequal access, and the threat of overpopulation.Life extension-slowing or halting human aging-is now being taken seriously by many s…

  • Healing Psychiatry

    Healing Psychiatry
    av David H Brendel

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262513258

    A new patient-centered approach to psychiatry that aims to resolve the field's conceptual tension between science and humanism by drawing on classical American pragmatism and contemporary pragmatic bioethics.Psychiatry today is torn by opposing sens…

  • The Ethics of Animal Research

    The Ethics of Animal Research

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516914

    A balanced, accessible discussion of whether and on what grounds animal research can be ethically justified.An estimated 100 million nonhuman vertebrates worldwide-including primates, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, rats, and mice-are bred, ca…

  • Design and Destiny

    Design and Destiny

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533010

    Scholars discuss the genetic modification of embryonic cells from the viewpoints of traditional Jewish and Christian teaching, considering both the possible therapeutic benefits of this technology and moral concerns about its implementation.We are a…

  • Intervention in the Brain

    Intervention in the Brain
    av Robert H. Blank

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262018913

    The political and policy implications of recent developments in neuroscience, including new techniques in imaging and neurogenetics. New findings in neuroscience have given us unprecedented knowledge about the workings of the brain. Innovative resea…

  • The Censor's Hand

    The Censor's Hand
    av Carl E. Schneider

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262028912

    An argument that the system of boards that license human-subject research is so fundamentally misconceived that it inevitably does more harm than good.Medical and social progress depend on research with human subjects. When that research is done in…

  • Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children

    Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children
    av Timothy F. Murphy

    Klotband - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262018050

    A critical review of the debate over the still-hypothetical possibility of prenatal intervention by parents to select the sexual orientation of their children.Parents routinely turn to prenatal testing to screen for genetic or chromosomal disorders…

  • Progress in Bioethics

    Progress in Bioethics

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517423

    Leading scholars debate politically progressive perspectives on bioethics and the implications for society, politics, and science in the twenty-first century.Bioethics has become increasingly politicized over the past decade. Conservative voices dom…

  • Preterm Babies, Fetal Patients, and Childbearing Choices

    Preterm Babies, Fetal Patients, and Childbearing Choices
    av John D. Lantos

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029599

    Why preterm birth rates in the United States remain high even as access to prenatal care has improved and infant mortality has steadily dropped.The United States has one of the highest rates of premature birth of any industrialized nation: 11.5%, ne…

  • Vaccination Ethics and Policy

    Vaccination Ethics and Policy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262544122

  • The Myth of the Moral Brain

    The Myth of the Moral Brain
    av Harris Wiseman

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262033923

    An argument that moral functioning is immeasurably complex, mediated by biology but not determined by it.Throughout history, humanity has been seen as being in need of improvement, most pressingly in need of moral improvement. Today, in what has bee…

  • Ebola's Message

    Ebola's Message

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035071

    Interdisciplinary perspectives on the science, politics, and ethics of the 2013-2015 Ebola virus disease outbreak.The 2013-2015 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) was a public health disaster: 28,575 infections and 11,313 deaths (as of Octobe…

  • The Politics of Adoption

    The Politics of Adoption
    av Bruno Perreau

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262027229

    An argument that French adoption policies reflect and enforce the state's notions of gender, parenthood, and citizenship. In May 2013, after months of controversy, France legalized same-sex marriage and adoption by homosexual couples. Obstacles to a…

  • Specimen Science

    Specimen Science

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036108

    Legal, regulatory, and ethical perspectives on balancing social benefit and human autonomy in research using human biospecimens.Advances in medicine often depend on the effective collection, storage, research use, and sharing of human biological spe…

  • Genetics and Life Insurance

    Genetics and Life Insurance

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262182362

    Experts discuss the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of genetic testing in determining eligibility for life insurance.Insurance companies routinely use an individual's medical history and family medical history in determining e…

  • Genetics and Life Insurance

    Genetics and Life Insurance

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262512596

    Experts discuss the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of genetic testing in determining eligibility for life insurance.Insurance companies routinely use an individual's medical history and family medical history in determining e…

  • Bioethics and Armed Conflict

    Bioethics and Armed Conflict
    av Michael Gross

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262572262

    Is medical ethics in times of armed conflict identical to medical ethics in times of peace, as the World Medical Association declares? In Bioethics and Armed Conflict, the first comprehensive study of medical ethics in conventional, unconventional,…