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Introduction to Bioethics Fourth Edition - Revised and Updated

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ISBN-10: 0809146231

ISBN-13: 9780809146239

Edition: 4th 2019

Authors: Thomas A. Shannon, Nicholas J. Kockler

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This book provides an introductory survey of various bioethical issues facing society from beginning of life issues to end of life issues, and several issues in between.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Paulist Press
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

General Issues
Introduction: What Is Bioethics?
Technology, Nature, and Responsibility
Ethical Issues and Theories
Common Terms Used in Bioethics
Issues Early in Life
Reproductive Technologies
Early Diagnosis of Genetic Anomalies
Issues at the End of Life
Definitions of Death
Forgoing and Withdrawing Treatment
Physician-Assisted Suicide
Issues in Biotechnology
Genetic Engineering: Nonhuman Organisms
Genetic Engineering: Human Beings
Cell-Based Biotechnologies
Other Specific Problems
Organ and Tissue Transplantation
Research on Human Subjects
A Whole Earth Ethic