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The history and future of bioethics

John Hyde Evans

The history and future of bioethics

a sociological view

by John Hyde Evans

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trends,
  • History, 21st Century,
  • Bioethics,
  • History,
  • History, 20th Century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-185) and index.

    StatementJohn H. Evans
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH332 .E93 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationli, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25185913M
    ISBN 100199860858
    ISBN 109780199860852
    LC Control Number2011017268
    OCLC/WorldCa716760505

    This brief summary of the issues of biomedical ethics provides a balanced, systematic, unbiased framework designed to help health professionals an lay people understand and analyze a wide range of topics that are currently controversial in medicine–or that are likely to arise in the future. Broad in scope, it considers ethical systems from various religious and secular traditions, . An article by University of Wisconsin oncologist Van Rensselaer Potter was titled “Bioethics, the Science of Survival.” 8 Potter published the first bioethics book the following year, Bioethics: Bridge to the Future. 9 Andre Hellegers also is credited with using the term bioethics at this time in connection with the newly-established Cited by: 1.

    Bioethics is the study of the ethical issues emerging from advances in biology and is also moral discernment as it relates to medical policy and practice. Bioethics are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine and medical ethics, politics, law, theology and philosophy. Pastoral Aesthetics A Theological Perspective on Principlist Bioethics Nathan Carlin. Offers a creative new take on the most influential book in the history of bioethics, The Principles of Biomedical Ethics, through both powerful endorsement and rigorous critique.

    Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate (, U of Chicago Press) and The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View (, Oxford). He has also published a book titled Contested Reproduction: Genetic Technologies, Religion, and Public Debate (, U of Chicago Press), and What is a. Explore our list of Ethics & Moral Philosophy - Applied - Bioethics/Medical Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.


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