Medical Ethics Products

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Psychiatry

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sam Wilkinson

    This is the first textbook devoted to the philosophy of psychiatry, offering a thorough and accessible investigation of the conceptual and philosophical problems at the heart of psychiatry. While it applies some of the longstanding concerns of philosophy of science to the mental health professions,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Creating Future People

    The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Anomaly

    Creating Future People offers readers a fast-paced primer on how new genetic technologies will enable parents to influence the traits of their children, including their intelligence, moral capacities, physical appearances, and immune systems.  It deftly explains the science of gene editing and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Basics of Bioethics

    4th Edition

    By Robert M. Veatch, Laura K. Guidry-Grimes

    The Basics of Bioethics, Fourth Edition offers an easy-to-follow introduction to this dynamic field, intended for healthcare professionals, teachers, students, and anyone interested in bioethics. Accessible and enjoyable for readers of all backgrounds, the book contains numerous cases—including…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Error in Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Sandra L. Borden

    This book is a collection of original, interdisciplinary essays on the topic of medical error. Given the complexities of understanding, preventing, and responding to medical error in ethically responsible ways, the scope of the book is fairly broad. The contributors include top scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • 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 – 2019-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • 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 – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor

    A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Dien Ho

    This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine. In doing so, it aims to make explicit how active philosophy is in medicine and shows how this awareness can result in better and more informed medical research and practice.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Deviance Among Physicians

    Fraud, Violence, and the Power to Prescribe, 1st Edition

    By Thaddeus L. Johnson, Natasha N. Johnson, Christina Policastro

    The concept of deviance is complex, given that norms vary considerably across groups, times, and places. Society tends to primarily recognize traditional portraits of deviants such as street-offenders and drug addicts. The label "deviant" is commonly cast upon society’s undesirables, but this…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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