An introduction to bioethics /

Main Author: Shannon, Thomas A. 1940-
Other Authors: Kockler, Nicholas J.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Paulist Press, c2009.
Edition: 4th ed., rev. and updated.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : what is bioethics?
  • Technology, nature, and responsibility
  • Ethical issues and theories
  • Common terms used in bioethics
  • Abortion
  • Reproductive technologies
  • Early diagnosis of genetic anomalies
  • Definitions of death
  • Forgoing and withdrawing treatment
  • Euthanasia
  • Physician-assisted suicide
  • Genetic engineering : nonhuman organisms
  • Genetic engineering : human beings
  • Cell-based biotechnologies
  • Organ and tissue transplantation
  • Research on human subjects
  • A whole earth ethic.