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The Value of Life [electronic resource] : An Introduction to Medical Ethics

Author/Creator:
Harris, John.
Publication:
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 1985.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (301 p.)
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Local subjects:
Bioethics. (search)
Ethics, Medical. (search)
Medical ethics. (search)
Social ethics. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A critical survey of the issues in a controversial field, The Value of Life explores the dilemmas in current medical practice and research. Harris argues for a radical reappraisal of our ways of thinking about medical ethics.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Beings, human beings and persons; 2 Above all do no harm; 3 Must doctors help their patients?; 4 Killing: A caring thing to do?; 5 The value of life; 6 The beginnings of life; 7 Whose body is it anyway?; 8 A woman's right to choose; 9 Sexual morality and the natural; 10 Respect for persons I; 11 Respect for persons II; 12 Death is abolished; Notes; Suggested further reading; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-134-95420-4
0-203-00560-0
OCLC:
475881231