Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases


Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases by Oxford University Press at SADC Network. MPN: 9780190250102. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases, Third Edition, explores the philosophical, medical, social, and legal aspects of key bioethical issues. Opening with a thorough introduction to ethics, bioethics, and moral reasoning, it then covers influential moral theories and the criteria for evaluating them. Integrating eighty-nine readings--twelve of them new to this edition--numerous classic bioethical cases, and abundant pedagogical tools, this text addresses the most provocative and controversia


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Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases, Third Edition, explores the philosophical, medical, social, and legal aspects of key bioethical issues. Opening with a thorough introduction to ethics, bioethics, and moral reasoning, it then covers influential moral theories and the criteria for evaluating them. Integrating eighty-nine readings--twelve of them new to this edition--numerous classic bioethical cases, and abundant pedagogical tools, this text addresses the most provocative and controversial topics in bioethics.PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES:"Classic Case Files" describe landmark cases that shaped the debate, while news-making "Cases for Evaluation" encourage students to form their own opinionsVarious text boxes: "In Depth" boxes contain additional material, illustrations, or analyses, much of it "ripped from the headlines"; "Fact File" boxes provide statistics on the social, medical, and scientific facets of a chapter's topic; and "Legal Brief" boxes summarize important court rulings and the status of major legislation"Key Terms" are boldfaced and boxed off within the text and then defined in a glossary at the back of the book"Applying Major Theories" sections at the end of each chapter help students relate theories to the issues

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Brand:
Oxford University Press
Manufacturer:
Oxford University Press
Category:
Politics & Social Sciences
MPN:
9780190250102
EAN:
9780190250102
ISBN:
0190250100
Edition:
3
Author:
Lewis Vaughn
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication Date:
2016-07-15
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
2.8 pounds
Item Size:
1.3 x 7.5 x 9.2 inches
Package Weight:
2.87 pounds
Package Size:
7.32 x 1.1 x 9.13 inches

 


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