The foundations of bioethics /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Engelhardt, H. Tristram (Hugo Tristram), 1941-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Edition:2nd ed
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction : bioethics as a plural noun
  • 2. The intellectual bases of bioethics
  • 3. The principles of bioethics
  • 4. The context of health care : persons, possessions, and states
  • 5. The languages of medicalization
  • 6. The endings and beginnings of persons : death, abortion, and infanticide
  • 7. Free and informed consent, refusal of treatment, and the health care team : the many faces of freedom
  • 8. Rights to health care, social justice, and fairness in health care allocations : frustrations in the face of finitude
  • 9. Reshaping human nature : virtue with moral strangers and responsibility without moral content
  • Index