Expanding Horizons in Bioethics

Expanding Horizons in Bioethics-1

Edited by Arthur W. Galston, Christiana Z. Peppard 2005 Like its predecessor, New Dimensions in Bioethics, this volume developed out of a series of lectures at Yale University’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies. Each speaker in the Bioethics & Public Policy Seminar Series was invited because of her or his expertise in a given area of bioethics. […]

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Quo Vadis Medical Healing

Quo Vadis Medical Healing-1

Susanna Elm • Stefan N. Willich Editors 2009 Past Concepts and New Approaches “Healing in Medicine” – the subject of this volume evolved in part as the continuation of an earlier gathering in 1999 in Berlin, when an interdisciplinary group of scholars came together to discuss some of the medical issues confronting us at the brink of the […]

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Giving Death a Helping Hand

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Edited by DIETER BIRNBACHER EDGAR DAHL 2008 Physician-Assisted Suicide and Public Policy. An International Perspective Interest in euthanasia has continually grown during the last decades all over the world, especially in the industrialised countries with their high standards of medical care. This growing interest seems to be in exact proportion to two tendencies: the increased capacities of modern medicine […]

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