Medical Ethics Products

  • The Fetus as a Patient

    A Contested Concept and its Normative Implications

    Edited by Dagmar Schmitz, Angus Clarke, Wybo Dondorp

    Due to new developments in prenatal testing and therapy the fetus is increasingly visible, examinable and treatable in prenatal care. Accordingly, physicians tend to perceive the fetus as a patient and understand themselves as having certain professional duties towards it. However, it is far from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Civil Dialogue on Abortion

    By Bertha Alvarez Manninen, Jack Mulder, Jr.

    Civil Dialogue on Abortion provides a cutting-edge discussion between two philosophy scholars on each side of the abortion debate. Bertha Alvarez Manninen argues for her pro-choice view, but also urges respect for the life of the foetus while Jack Mulder argues for his pro-life view, but recognizes…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Uncertain Bioethics

    Human Dignity and Moral Risk

    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 – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Values and Vaccine Refusal

    Hard Questions in Ethics, Epistemology, and Health Care

    By Mark Navin

    Parents in the US and other societies are increasingly refusing to vaccinate their children, even though popular anti-vaccine myths – e.g. ‘vaccines cause autism’ – have been debunked. This book explains the epistemic and moral failures that lead some parents to refuse to vaccinate their children.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics.  The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies.  Bioethics has begun a turn toward a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Patient-Perspective Care

    A New Paradigm for Health Systems and Services

    By Timothy A. Carey

    Inappropriate health care is an escalating and expensive problem. It affects high income, middle income, and low income countries and wastes billions of dollars annually as well as harming individuals and communities. Inappropriate care refers to both the overuse and underuse of tests and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Biopolitics

    By Catherine Mills

    The concept of biopolitics has been one of the most important and widely used in recent years in disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. In Biopolitics, Mills provides a wide-ranging and insightful introduction to the field of biopolitical studies. The first part of the book provides…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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