By Albert R. Jonsen

ISBN-10: 0742545237

ISBN-13: 9780742545236

ISBN-10: 0742545245

ISBN-13: 9780742545243

Bioethics asks basic questions. 'Who lives? Who dies? Who decides?' those questions are correct to us all. Too frequently, the final public's sole come upon with those weighty questions is thru sound bites fed to us through the media—where advanced, tough concerns tend to be provided in superficial and erroneous phrases. right here, popular bioethicist Albert R. Jonsen equips readers with the instruments and historical past to navigate the interesting and complicated panorama of bioethics. Bioethics past the Headlines is a primer. you won't locate convoluted philosophical arguments during this quantity. relatively, you can find a fascinating sampling of the main questions in bioethics, together with euthanasia, assisted replica, cloning and stem cells, neuroscience, entry to healthcare, or even examine on animals and questions of environmental ethics—areas commonly ignored typically introductions to bioethics. yet a 'primer' isn't only a primary book—it must also 'prime' the curiosity of the reader, to arrange the brain for a extra expansive enterprise into those matters. Bioethics past the Headlines intends to just do that.

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