Source Book in Bioethics: A Documentary History

Awards:   Winner of Outstanding Academic Book of the Year 6 (United States)
Author:   Albert R. Jonsen ,  Robert M. Veatch ,  LeRoy Walters
Publisher:   Georgetown University Press
ISBN:  

9780878406852


Pages:   640
Publication Date:   07 September 1999
Format:   Paperback
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Source Book in Bioethics: A Documentary History


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  • Winner of Outstanding Academic Book of the Year 6 (United States)

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Government agencies and commissions, courts and legislatures during the last decades of the 20th century have both defined the fundamental issues in the field of bioethics and established ways of managing them in our society. Providing a history of these key bioethical decisions, this is a comprehensive collection of public documents in biomedical ethics, including many hard-to-find or out-of-print materials.

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Author:   Albert R. Jonsen ,  Robert M. Veatch ,  LeRoy Walters
Publisher:   Georgetown University Press
Imprint:   Georgetown University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 21.60cm , Height: 2.90cm , Length: 27.90cm
Weight:   1.188kg
ISBN:  

9780878406852


ISBN 10:   0878406859
Pages:   640
Publication Date:   07 September 1999
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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In the past few decades, governments at all levels have developed a host of policies and laws that have framed the dialogue, concepts, and practice of making correct decisions on bioethical questions. Many of these documents vital to the field of bioethics are difficult to find, but this book provides easy access to the classics in the field. A very valuable resource. -- Choice This is a 'must have' for the reference shelf. -- E-Streams An invaluable source book for, among others, ethicists, students, health law attorneys, researchers, health care professionals, and ethics committee members. --, Bioethics Forum


In the past few decades, governments at all levels have developed a host of policies and laws that have framed the dialogue, concepts, and practice of making correct decisions on bioethical questions. Many of these documents vital to the field of bioethics are difficult to find, but this book provides easy access to the classics in the field. A very valuable resource. -- Choice This is a 'must have' for the reference shelf. -- E-Streams An invaluable source book for, among others, ethicists, students, health law attorneys, researchers, health care professionals, and ethics committee members. --, Bioethics Forum


Author Information

Albert R. Jonsen is a professor of ethics in medicine and chairman of the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Robert M. Veatch is professor of medical ethics and former director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. LeRoy Walters is Joseph P. Kennedy Professor of Christian Ethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.

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