Bioethics: An Anthology (Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies) by Helga Kuhse, Udo Schüklenk, Peter Singer

By Helga Kuhse, Udo Schüklenk, Peter Singer

Now absolutely revised and up-to-date, Bioethics: An Anthology, third edition, includes a wealth of latest fabric reflecting the most recent advancements. This definitive textual content brings jointly writings on an unprecedented variety of key moral matters, compellingly provided through the world over well known scholars.

  • The newest version of this definitive one-volume assortment, now up to date to mirror the newest advancements within the field
  • Includes a number of new additions, together with very important ancient readings and new modern fabric released because the liberate of the final variation in 2006
  • Thematically geared up round an unprecedented variety of concerns, together with dialogue of the ethical prestige of embryos and fetuses, new genetics, neuroethics, lifestyles and loss of life, source allocation, organ donations, public overall healthiness, AIDS, human and animal experimentation, genetic screening, and matters dealing with nurses
  • Subjects are in actual fact and captivatingly mentioned via globally individual bioethicists
  • A specific index permits the reader to discover phrases and themes no longer indexed within the titles of the essays themselves

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39–49 from Reproducing Persons: Issues in Feminist Bioethics, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996. Reproduced with permission from Cornell University Press. Adrienne Asch, “Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion: A Challenge to Practice and Policy,” pp. 1649–57 from American Journal of Public Health 89: 11 (1999). Reproduced with permission from American Public Health Association. Ruth Chadwick and Mairi Levitt: “Genetic Technology: A Threat to Deafness,” pp. 209–15 from Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy 1 (1998).

John Harris, “Scientific Research Is a Moral Duty,” pp. 242–8 from Journal of Medical Ethics 31: 4 (2005). Reproduced with permission from BMJ Publishing Group. Sandra Shapshay and Kenneth D. Pimple, “Participation in Research Is an Imperfect Moral Duty: A Response to John Harris,” pp. 414–17 from Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (2007). Reproduced with permission from BMJ Publishing Group. Peter Lurie and Sidney M. Wolfe, “Unethical Trials of Interventions to Reduce Perinatal Transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Developing Countries,” pp.

Conclusion 65 Rethinking Mandatory HIV Testing during Pregnancy in Areas with High HIV Prevalence Rates Liability for Harm to an Unborn Child The Traditional versus the Current Debate Defending Conditionality Conclusions Acknowledgments References 66 Mandatory HIV Testing in Pregnancy Some Preliminaries: Human Rights for Women in the Developing World The Good to Be Obtained The Means Used Will Not Cause More Harm Means Used Will Achieve and Not Undermine the Objective A Compromise: Treatment in the Absence of Testing Is There Ever a Time?

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