Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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  • A Virtue-Based Defense of Perinatal Hospice

    1st Edition

    By Aaron D. Cobb

    Perinatal hospice is a novel form of care for an unborn child who has been diagnosed with a significantly life-limiting condition. In this book, Aaron D. Cobb develops a virtue-based defense of the value of perinatal hospice. He characterizes its promotion and provision as a common project of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04 
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  • Uncertain Bioethics

    Moral Risk and Human Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Napier

    Bioethics is a field of inquiry and as such is fundamentally an epistemic discipline. Knowing how we make moral judgments can bring into relief why certain arguments on various bioethical issues appear plausible to one side and obviously false to the other. Uncertain Bioethics makes a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
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  • Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Ruth E. Groenhout

    This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before considering the challenges they present to end of life care.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
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  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing, 1st Edition

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
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  • The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids, 1st Edition

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
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  • The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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  • Medical Ethics, Prediction, and Prognosis

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio, Francesco Sporing, John-Stewart Gordon

    Recent scientific developments, in particular advances in pharmacogenetics and molecular genetics, have given rise to numerous predictive procedures for detecting predispositions to diseases in patients. This knowledge, however, does not necessarily promise benign results for either patients or…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17
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  • Parental Obligations and Bioethics

    The Duties of a Creator, 1st Edition

    By Bernard G. Prusak

    This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
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  • Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    1st Edition

    By James Stacey Taylor

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
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  • Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
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  • The Ethics of Abortion

    Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Kaczor

    Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. This Second Edition of The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
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  • Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics

    1st Edition

    By Mark J. Cherry, John F. Peppin

    Regional Perspectives in Bioethics" illustrates the ways in which the national and international political landscape encompasses persons from diverse and often fragmented moral communities with widely varying moral intuitions, premises, evaluations and commitments.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy M.P. King, Michael J Hyde

    Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility explores the role of democratically oriented argument in promoting public understanding and discussion of the benefits and burdens of biotechnological progress. The contributors examine moral and policy controversies surrounding biomedical…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
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  • Thomistic Principles and Bioethics

    1st Edition

    By Jason T. Eberl

    Alongside a revival of interest in Thomism in philosophy, scholars have realised its relevance when addressing certain contemporary issues in bioethics. This book offers a rigorous interpretation of Aquinas's metaphysics and ethical thought, and highlights its significance to questions in bioethics…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
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  • Practical Autonomy and Bioethics

    1st Edition

    By James Stacey Taylor

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
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  • The Ethics of Genetic Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Roberta M. Berry

    Human genetic engineering may soon be possible. The gathering debate about this prospect already threatens to become mired in irresolvable disagreement. After surveying the scientific and technological developments that have brought us to this pass, The Ethics of Genetic Engineering focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
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  • Biomedical Research and Beyond

    Expanding the Ethics of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Christopher O. Tollefsen

    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.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-03
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  • Legal Perspectives in Bioethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ana S. Iltis, Sandra H. Johnson, Barbara A. Hinze

    Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law’s perspective, this fascinating book includes: an introduction to the American legal system papers identifying the principal ways…

    Paperback – 2010-10-15
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  • Religious Perspectives on Bioethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Cherry

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

    Paperback – 2009-12-07
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  • Research Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Smith Iltis

    Medicine in the twenty-first century is increasingly reliant on research to guarantee the safety and efficacy of medical interventions. As a result, the need to understand the ethical issues that research generates is becoming essential. This volume introduces the principal areas of concern in…

    Paperback – 2008-04-15
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