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A Companion to Bioethics

Wiley, J,
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This second edition of A Companion to Bioethics, fullyrevised and updated to reflect the current issues and developmentsin the field, covers all the material that the reader needs tothoroughly grasp the ideas and debates involved in bioethics.
* Thematically organized around an unparalleled range of issues,including discussion of the moral status of embryos and fetuses,new genetics, life and death, resource allocation, organ donations,AIDS, human and animal experimentation, health care, andteaching
* Now includes new essays on currently controversial topics suchas cloning and genetic enhancement
* Topics are clearly and compellingly presented byinternationally renowned bioethicists
* A detailed index allows the reader to find terms and topics notlisted in the titles of the essays themselves


Titel: A Companion to Bioethics
Autoren/Herausgeber: Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
Ausgabe: 2. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444307825

Seitenzahl: 640
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Helga Kuhse is Adjunct Research Associate, School ofPhilosophy and Bioethics, Monash University, Australia. She is theauthor, co-author, or editor of more than 150 professional articlesand some 15 books, including Bioethics: An Anthology(co-edited with Peter Singer, second edition, Blackwell,2006).
Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics inthe University Center for Human Values at Princeton University andLaureate Professor in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and PublicEthics at the University of Melbourne. He is the author, co-author,or editor of more than 30 books, including Animal Liberation(first published in 1975), widely credited with triggering themodern animal rights movement, Practical Ethics (secondedition, 1993), In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave(Blackwell, 2005), The Moral of the Story: An Anthology ofEthics Through Literature (co-edited with Renata Singer,Blackwell, 2004) and The Life You Can Save (2009). He wasthe founding president of the International Association ofBioethics, and in 2005 Time named him one of the 100 mostinfluential people in the world. - Newsletter
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