Elements of Bioethics

ISBN-10: 0073132772

ISBN-13: 9780073132778

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gregory E. Pence

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List price: $54.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 3/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Lying To Patients And Ethical Relativism
Ethical Relativism & Ethical Subjectivism
Impartiality and Moral Reasoning
Kant On Lying
Utilitarian Ethics
Omitting the Truth vs. Lying
Apologizing for Mistakes & Taking Responsibility for Mistakes
Virtue Ethics: Truthfulness, Complicity, and Responsibility
Conceptual Issues: What is a Mistake?
Kant On Whether Alcoholism Is A Disease
The God Committee: Who Shall Live When Not All Can?
Free Will
Kant on Human Dignity
Is Alcoholism a Disease?
Sociologists and Geneticists on Alcoholism
Kant’s Critique of the Disease Model
Fingarette’s Research
Harm Reduction vs. Moralism in Medicine
Liver Transplants for Alcoholics?
Kant’S Critique Of Adult Organ Donation
Kant: Some Things Must Not Be Done
Background: Crossing the Ethical Bright Line in Organ Procurement
The Utilitarian Defense of Live Organ Donation
Act versus Rule Utilitarianism
The Utilitarian Rebuttal
Autonomous Live Organ Donation for Kantians?
Utilitarians and Payment for Organs
Virtue Ethics and Live Organ Donors
Organ Transplantation and Race
Utilitarians Vs. Kantians On Stopping Aids
History of Utilitarian Ethics
Virtue Ethics, Medical Saints, and Paul Farmer
Utilitarians and Numbers: Applying Triage
Stopping AIDS: The Challenge to Ethical Theories
Kantian and Utilitarian Ideas about Patient Care
Mill’s Critique of Kantian Ethics
Farmer and Rawls on Just Medical Care
Placebos with AIDS Drugs on Vulnerable Africans
Costs of AIDS Drugs
Emotivism And Banning Some Conceptions
History of Assisted Reproduction
Paradoxes about Conception
Multiple Embryo Implantation
Sex Selection
Age of Parents and the Good of the Child
Hume, Kant, and Aristotle on the Emotions
Surrogate Mothers & Compensating Gametic Donors
Reproductive Cloning
Terri Schiavo: When Does Personhood End?
Cessation of Personhood
Background: Brain Death and the Quinlan and Cruzan Cases
Families, Criteria of Personhood, and Character Issues
A New Category of Consciousness?
Religious Issues
Disability Issues
Virtue Ethics: The Many Faces of Compassion
The Politicization of the Schiavo Case
What the Autopsy Showed
Are Genetic Abortions Eugenic?
Down Syndrome
Roe vs. Wade and the Legalization of Abortion
Choosing Against Pregnancy vs. Choosing Against Abnormality
Abortion and Personhood
New Genetic Tests, Disability Advocates, and Eugenics
Genetic Testing, and Malpractice and Insurance Companies
Newborn Genetic Screening
Sending the Wrong Message?
Can Research Be Just On People With Schizophrenia?
Research to Cure Schizophrenia, Money, and Care for the Mentally Ill
Nazi and American Research, and the Tuskegee Study
Informed Consent and Schizophrenia Studies
Virtue Ethics, Integrity, and Conflicts of Interest
Harm to Subjects and the Kantian Ideal of Patient Care
Vulnerable Subjects and Social Justice
Structural Critiques of Modern Psychiatric Research
NBAC’s Report on Psychiatric Research
Is There A Duty To Die?
Gov. Lamm’s Famous Remarks and His Historical Predecessors
John Hardwig: Defending a Duty to Die
Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Rawls and Callahan on Justice and Natural Limits
Global Reallocation? Dying Simply so Others Can Simply Live
Mary Warnock vs. Felicia Ackerman on a Duty to
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