|aBioethics |ban anthology |cedited by Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer.
|aMalden, MA |bBlackwell Pub.|cc2006.
|axvii, 738 p. |bill. |c25 cm.
|aBlackwell philosophy anthologies |v25
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aAbortion and health care ethics -- Abortion and infanticide -- A Defense of abortion -- Why abortion is immoral -- Are pregnant women fetal containers? -- The McCaughey septuplets: God's will or human choice? -- Surrogate mothering: exploitation or empowerment? -- A Response to Purdy -- The Right to Lesbian parenthood -- Rights, interests, and possible people -- Genetics and reproductive risk: can having children be immoral? -- Prenatal diagnosis and selective abortion: a challenge to practice and policy -- Genetic technology: a threat to deafness -- Sex selection: the case for -- Conception to obtain hematopoietic stem cells -- Why we should not permit embryos to be selected as tissue donors -- The Moral status of the cloning of humans -- Questions about some uses of genetic engineering -- Ethical issues in manipulating the human germ line -- The Moral significance of the therapy-enhancement distinction in human genetics -- Should we undertake genetic research on intelligence? -- Lessons from a dark and distant past -- Patient autonomy and value-neutrality in nondirective genetic counseling -- Genetic dilemmas and the child's right to an open future -- The Sanctity of life -- Declaration on euthanasia -- The Morality of killing: a traditional view -- Active and passive euthanasia -- Is killing no worse than letting die? -- Why killing is not always worse - and sometimes better - than letting die --
|aWhen care cannot cure: medical problems in seriously ill babies -- A Modern myth: that letting die is not the intentional causation of death -- The Abnormal child: moral dilemmas of doctors and parents -- Right to life of handicapped -- A Definition of irreversible coma -- Is the sanctity of life ethic terminally ill? -- Life past reason -- Dworkin on dementia: elegant theory, questionable policy -- The note -- When self-determination runs amok -- When abstract moralizing runs amok -- Listening and helping to die: the Dutch way -- Rescuing lives: can't we count? -- The Allocation of exotic medical lifesaving therapy -- Should alcoholics compete equally for liver transplantation? The Value of life -- How age should matter: justice as the basis for limiting care to the elderly -- Quality of life and resource allocation -- A Lifespan approach to health care -- Why give to strangers? -- Organ donation and retrieval: whose body is it anyway? -- The Case for allowing kidney sales -- The Survival lottery -- Ethics and clinical research -- Equipoise and the ethics of clinical research -- The Patient and the public good -- The Morality of clinical research: a case study -- Unethical trials of interventions to reduce perinatal transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus in developing countries -- We're trying to help our sickest people, not exploit them -- Question of respect for life: what some [Australian] members of parliament have said about.
|aembryonic stem cell research in parliament this week -- Stem cells, sex, and procreation -- Duties toward animals -- A Utilitarian view -- All animals are equal -- Vivisection, morals and medicine: an exchange -- Confidentiality in medicine: a decrepit concept -- On a supposed right to lie from altruistic motives -- Should doctors tell the truth? -- On telling patients the truth -- On liberty -- From Schloendorff v. New York Hospital -- Amputees by choice -- Abandoning informed consent -- Rational desires and the limitation of life-sustaining treatment -- The Doctor-patient relationship in different cultures -- Ethical dilemmas for nurses: physicans' orders versus patients' rights - In defense of the traditional nurse -- When philosophers shoot from the hip -- Ethics consultation as moral engagement -- Truth or consequences: the role of philosophers in policy-making -- Should the decisions of ethics communities be based on community values?