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Stephen Holland - Bioethics: A Philosophical Introduction - 9780745690605 - V9780745690605
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Bioethics: A Philosophical Introduction

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Description for Bioethics: A Philosophical Introduction Paperback. This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to contemporary bioethics. It also presents provocative, philosophically informed arguments on current bioethical issues. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; JFM; MBDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 228 x 23. Weight in Grams: 426.

This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to contemporary bioethics. It also presents provocative, philosophically informed arguments on current bioethical issues. Holland engages with debates ranging from the more familiar – such as euthanasia, advance decisions to refuse treatment, and new reproductive technologies – to the philosophical implications of recent developments in genetics, including prenatal genetic therapy, genetic enhancement and human cloning. The book is built around four crucial themes. The first is moral status: what are the implications of the moral status of human embryos or animals for our biomedical practices? The second theme – life, death and ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Polity
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745690605
SKU
V9780745690605
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-1

About Stephen Holland
Stephen Holland is Reader in the Departments of Philosophy and Health Sciences at the University of York.

Reviews for Bioethics: A Philosophical Introduction
"Steven Holland�s Bioethics has become established as the best one volume introduction to philosophical bioethics. I recommend it warmly to students of philosophy and bioethics, but the general reader will also find it enjoyable and accessible. I am delighted to welcome its second edition." Richard Ashcroft, Queen Mary University of London "Anyone wishing to get their bearings ... Read more

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