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The Story of Bioethics: From Seminal Works to Contemporary Explorations
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Author Name:    Walter, Jennifer K.

Title:   The Story of Bioethics: From Seminal Works to Contemporary Explorations

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Georgetown University Press 

ISBN Number:   0878401385 / 9780878401383

Seller ID:   ING9780878401383

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This literally "refreshing" collection is based on the notion that the future of bioethics is inseparable from its past. Seminal works provide a unique and relatively unexplored vehicle for investigating not only where bioethics began, but where it may be going as well. In this volume, a number of the pioneers in bioethics -- Tom Beauchamp, Lisa Sowle Cahill, James Childress, Charles E. Curran, Patricia King, H. Tristram Engelhardt, William F. May, Edmund D. Pellegrino, Warren Reich, Robert Veatch and LeRoy Walters -- reflect on their early work and how they fit into the past and future of bioethics. Coming from many disciplines, generations, and perspectives, these trailblazing authors provide a broad overview of the history and current state of the field. Invaluable to anyone with a serious interest in the development and future of bioethics, at a time when new paths into medical questions are made almost daily, "The Story of Bioethics" is a Baedeker beyond compare.



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