Bioethics Products

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Phenomenology of the Broken Body

    1st Edition

    Edited by Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen

    Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Interreligious Perspectives on Mind, Genes and the Self

    Emerging Technologies and Human Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Tham, Chris Durante, Alberto García Gómez

    Attitudes towards science, medicine and the body are all profoundly shaped by people’s worldviews. When discussing issues of bioethics, religion often plays a major role. In this volume, the role of genetic manipulation and neurotechnology in shaping human identity is examined from multiple…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Religion and Biology

    1st Edition

    By Ernest E. Unwin

    First published in 1922, this book represents an attempt to outline the biological approach to the questions of religious thought. The author posits the book as a contribution to religious thought in relation to the purpose of God in Nature, providing readers with an overview of the advances and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?

    Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kershnar

    This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity. These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Phenomenological Bioethics

    Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive, 1st Edition

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

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

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Berlin Discussion of the Problem of Evolution

    Full Report of the Lectures Given in February 1907, and of the Evening Discussion, 1st Edition

    By Erich Wasmann, S.J.

    First published in 1909, this book collects the author’s lectures on the ‘problem of evolution’ and the resultant debate. The first considers the validity of the Theory of Evolution and whether it is in opposition to the Christian view of creation. The second examines the assertion that evolution…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

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