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  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 July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Exercise and Eating Disorders

    An Ethical and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Religious Perspectives on Bioethics

    Edited by Mark Cherry

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge