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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 53 new and published books in the subject of Medical Ethics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues. Taylor defends the controversial Epicurean view that death is not a...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Voices and Rooms of European Bioethics

    Edited by Richard Huxtable, Ruud ter Meulen

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book reflects on the many contributions made in and to European bioethics to date, in various locations, and from various disciplinary perspectives. In so doing, the book advances understanding of the academic and social status of European bioethics as it is being supported and practiced by...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Treatment Without Consent

    Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People Since 1845

    By Phil Fennell

    Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Ethics of Abortion

    Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Kaczor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. This Second Edition of The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics. The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies. Bioethics has begun a turn toward a...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics

    By Mark J. Cherry, John F. Peppin

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Regional Perspectives in Bioethics" illustrates the ways in which the national and international political landscape encompasses persons from diverse and often fragmented moral communities with widely varying moral intuitions, premises, evaluations and commitments....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

    Edited by Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach...

    Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics of Health Care Rationing: An Introduction

    By Greg Bognar, Iwao Hirose

    Should organ transplants be given to patients who have waited the longest, or need it most urgently, or those whose survival prospects are the best? The rationing of health care is universal and inevitable, taking place in poor and affluent countries, in publicly funded and private health care...

    Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge