Medical Ethics Products

  • Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

    Edited by Shane D. Courtland

    Most philosophers and political scientists readily admit that Thomas Hobbes is a significant figure in the history of political thought. His theory was, arguably, one of the first to provide a justification for political legitimacy from the perspective of each individual subject. Many excellent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Risk, Technology, and Moral Emotions

    By Sabine Roeser

    Risks arising from technologies raise important ethical issues. Although technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, and nuclear energy can improve human well-being, they may also convey risks for our well-being due to, for example, abuse, unintended side-effects, accidents, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Philosophy of Medicine

    An Introduction

    By R. Paul Thompson, Ross Upshur

    What kind of knowledge is medical knowledge? Can medicine be explained scientifically? Is disease a scientific concept, or do explanations of disease depend on values? What is ‘evidence-based’ medicine? Are advances in neuroscience bringing us closer to a scientific understanding of the mind? The…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenological Bioethics

    Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

    Emerging medical technologies are changing our views on human nature and whatit means to be alive, healthy, and leading a good life. Reproductive technologies,genetic diagnosis, organ transplantation, and psychopharmacological drugs all raiseexistential questions that need to be tackled by way of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics

    Edited by L. Syd M Johnson, Karen S. Rommelfanger

    The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics offers the reader an informed view of how the brain sciences are being used to approach, understand, and reinvigorate traditional philosophical questions, as well as how those questions, with the grounding influence of neuroscience, are being revisited beyond…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    By Marita Nordhaug

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Bioethics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Pregnancy, Property and Personhood

    By Mary Neal

    This book takes a critical conceptual approach to the jurisprudence of pregnancy, examining how the three concepts of conflict, personhood and property are key to the legal analysis and decision-making surrounding pregnancy. The book begins by questioning the ‘conflict model’ which is often…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    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
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Ethics of Environmental Health

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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