Bioethics: The Basics - The Basics (Hardback)Alastair V. Campbell (author)
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Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today. Topics addressed include:the range of moral theories underpinning bioethics arguments for the rights and wrongs of abortion, euthanasia and animal research health care ethics including the nature of the practitioner-patient relationship public policy ethics and the implications of global and public health`3 parents', enhancement, incidental findings and nudge approaches in health care.
This thoroughly revised second edition provides a concise, readable and authoritative introduction for anyone interested in the study of bioethics.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 202
Weight: 118 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
'With clarity and an emphasis on case studies and practical reasoning Professor Campbell gently guides the reader through many of the fascinating current issues in bioethics in a concise, accessible, highly engaging and intelligible way. This little book is an essential first stop for anyone interested in bioethics and medical ethics, either as a student, teacher, healthcare practitioner.'
Rebecca Bennett, University of Manchester, UK.
'This second edition lives up to its title by giving the basics without becoming perfunctory or partisan. It has a light touch without being superficial. It gets into thorny issues while remaining unscratched. Impressive.'
Russell DiSilvestro, Chair Department of Philosophy, California State University, USA.
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