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Biomedical Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0073407453

ISBN-13: 9780073407456

Edition: 7th 2011

Authors: David DeGrazia, Thomas A. Mappes, Jeffrey Brand Ballard

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Book details

List price: $127.68
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 6/28/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

David is a Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. Hispublications include Taking Animals Seriously (Cambridge University Press, 1996)and Human Identity and Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2005). His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for theHumanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Institutesof Health.

Thomas A. Mappes holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Georgetown University. He is professor of philosophy at Frostburg State University, where he has taught since 1973. He is the coeditor (with Jane S. Zembaty) of Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy (McGraw-Hill, 4/e, 1992) and his published work appears in journals such as American Philosophical Quarterly and Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. In 1985, the Frostburg State University Foundation presented him with the Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching.

Preface
General Introduction
The Professional-Patient Relationship
Contested Therapies and Biomedical Enhancement
Human and Animal Research
Death and Decisions Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment
Suicide, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Active Euthanasia
Abortion and Embryonic Stem-Cell Research
Genetics and Human Reproduction
Social Justice and Health-Care Policy