A Companion to Bioethics, Second Edition

A Companion to Bioethics, Second Edition

Editor(s): Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405163316

Online ISBN: 9781444307818

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307818

About this Book

This second edition of A Companion to Bioethics, fully revised and updated to reflect the current issues and developments in the field, covers all the material that the reader needs to thoroughly grasp the ideas and debates involved in bioethics.

  • Thematically organized around an unparalleled range of issues, including discussion of the moral status of embryos and fetuses, new genetics, life and death, resource allocation, organ donations, AIDS, human and animal experimentation, health care, and teaching
  • Now includes new essays on currently controversial topics such as cloning and genetic enhancement
  • Topics are clearly and compellingly presented by internationally renowned bioethicists
  • A detailed index allows the reader to find terms and topics not listed in the titles of the essays themselves

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction

  2. Part II: Questions about Bioethics

  3. Part III: Ethical Approaches

  4. Part IV: Before Birth: Issues Involving Embryos and Fetuses

  5. Part V: Issues In Reproduction

  6. Part VI: The New Genetics

  7. Part VII: Life and Death Issues

  8. Part VIII: Resource Allocation

  9. Part IX: Organ Donations

  10. Part X: Global Health-Care Issues

  11. Part XI: Experimentation with Humans and Animals

  12. Part XII: Ethical Issues in the Practice of Health Care

  13. Part XIII: The Teaching and Practice of Bioethics

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