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by Donna Dickenson

ePub Bioethics: All That Matters download
Author:
Donna Dickenson
ISBN13:
978-1444155808
ISBN:
1444155806
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Publisher:
Teach Yourself; 1 edition (June 29, 2012)
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Humanities
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Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to religious salvation

This is a timely and provocative read that will challenge the reader to produce his (or more likely her) own counterarguments.

Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). This is a timely and provocative read that will challenge the reader to produce his (or more likely her) own counterarguments. Soren Holm, Times Higher Education. The text also poses some interesting questions that transcend medical, legal and philosophical boundaries. This is a thought-provoking book that stimulates much further consideration after reading.

Her academic career spans 40 years and includes over 20 books. She is Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London and holds honorary posts at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Bioethics: All That Matters. Her academic career spans 40 years and includes over 20 books.

You will read different viewpoints, making "Bioethics: All That Matters" perfect for when you are writing an essay on this controversial topic.

In "Bioethics: All That Matters," author Donna Dickenson gets straight to the most interesting parts of the subject. Inside you will find an introductory chapter that maps out the subject for you, while later chapters will go deeper, looking at the details of the most interesting areas. You will read different viewpoints, making "Bioethics: All That Matters" perfect for when you are writing an essay on this controversial topic.

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Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to religious salvation.

Bioethics: All That Matters. London: Hodder (2012). Birkbeck, University of London. Similar books and articles. Bioethics Matters: A Guide for Concerned Catholics. Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to religious salvation.

Donna Dickenson's All That Matters: Bioethics argues that although we are entering new territory, that doesn't mean we have to jettison all our existing moral sense

Donna Dickenson's All That Matters: Bioethics argues that although we are entering new territory, that doesn't mean we have to jettison all our existing moral sense. By discussing a wide range of real-life cases, her book equips the reader with the tools to make up his or her own mind in the debate

In this book: Donna Dickenson - Winner of the International Spinoza Lens AwardShould we do what ever science lets us do?Bioethics: All That Matters, new developments in biotechnology like genetics, stem cell research and artificial reproduction arouse both our greatest hopes and our greatest fears. Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to religious salvation. But does everyone benefit equally from scientific progress? Commercialised modern biomedicine runs the risk of exploiting vulnerable groups, from Indian 'surrogate' mothers to professional guinea pigs in drug research. Professor Dickenson argues that although we've entered new scientific territory, there's no need to jettison our existing moral sense. By discussing a range of real-life cases, she equips readers to make up their own minds on these important and controversial questions. Good science and good ethics needn't be contradictory.This accessible and concise book will appeal to both students and general readers, giving a fascinating introduction to a wide range of perspectives on Bioethics."an ideal introductory guide to topics such as stem cell technology, reproductive tourism, patent law and cognitive enhancement."John Illman, HealthwatchThe All That Matters series:All That Matters books:All books in the All That Matters series are written by world experts in their subject field. These experts work to distil a topic and get right to its heart, making the book accessible for both students and general readers. Each compelling book contains new and interesting perspectives and tells stories that matter.The Author:Donna Dickenson is Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London. Prior to that she has researched and taught at the Universities of Yale and Oxford. Donna won the International Spinoza Lens Award forher campaigning work in the field of bioethics. She also co-wrote the widely used Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook. Keep up with Donna Dickenson on her website: www.donnadickenson.net.Other books in the All That Matters series:All That Matters - Interesting introductions to important issuesBooks on the following subjects are available from the All That Matters series: Muhammad, God, Water, Political Philosophy, Sustainability, Philosophy, Intelligence, Love, Russian Revolution, War, and Creativity.To find out more visit: www.allthatmattersbooks.com