Chapter 16. Abuses of Science in Medical Ethics

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Glenn McGee and
  2. Dýrleif Bjarnadóttir

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch16

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

McGee, G. and Bjarnadóttir, D. (2007) Abuses of Science in Medical Ethics, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • medical ethics;
  • persistent vegetative state;
  • embryonic stem cell research;
  • abortion;
  • physician-assisted suicide

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Abortion and Physician-Assisted Suicide

  • The Philosophical Division of the Debate

  • Philosophy, Politics, and the Control of Science

  • Are Values and Objectivity Incompatible?

  • Conclusion

  • References