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  1. Law, Ethics and Compromise at the Limits of Life

    To Treat or not to Treat?

    By Richard Huxtable

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    A conflict arises in the clinic over the care of a critically ill, incapacitated patient. The clinicians and the patient’s family confront a difficult choice: to treat or not to treat? Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment feature frequently in the courts and in the world's...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Arguing About Bioethics

    Edited by Stephen Holland

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Bioethics is a fresh and exciting collection of essential readings in bioethics, offering a comprehensive introduction to and overview of the field. Influential contributions from established philosophers and bioethicists, such as Peter Singer, Thomas Nagel, Judith Jarvis Thomson and...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Global Ethics

    An Introduction

    By Heather Widdows

    Global ethics addresses some of the most pressing ethical concerns today, including rogue states, torture, scarce resources, poverty, migration, consumption, global trade, medical tourism, and humanitarian intervention. It is both topical and important. How we resolve (or fail to resolve) the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Practical Autonomy and Bioethics

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    This is the first volume in which an account of personal autonomy is developed that both captures the contours of this concept as it is used in social philosophy and bioethics, and is theoretically grounded in, and a part of, contemporary autonomy theory. James Stacey Taylor’s account is unique as...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Biomedical Research and Beyond

    Expanding the Ethics of Inquiry

    By Christopher O. Tollefsen

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    What is the relationship between scientific research and ethics? Some think that science should be free from ethical and political considerations. Biomedical Research and Beyond argues that ethical guidance is essential for all forms of inquiry, including biomedical and scientific research....

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Mental Health Ethics

    The Human Context

    Edited by Phil Barker

    All human behaviour is, ultimately, a moral undertaking, in which each situation must be considered on its own merits. As a result ethical conduct is complex. Despite the proliferation of Codes of Conduct and other forms of professional guidance, there are no easy answers to most human problems....

    Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics of Abortion

    Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice

    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. The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not only abortion but...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge